Old Master Prints and Drawings

Old Master Prints and Drawings

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This long awaited English edition of Manuale per la conservazione e il restauro di disegni e stampe antichi (1991) offers a clear and complete manual for the preservation and conservation of old master prints and drawings. The authors throw light on the historical and scientific backgrounds concerning the problems of restoration techniques of arts on paper, from 1150, when paper was first introduced in Europe, until the middle of the nineteenth century. The book is indispensable for anyone occupied with the study and conservation of old prints and drawings. This richly illustrated, first English edition is revised and brought fully up to date.This elementary technique allows prints and maps that do not require any great perfection to be printed very cheaply. The outlines ... Watercolors can be applied with a stencil to line engravings after printing; gouaches should be Fig. 61.

Title:Old Master Prints and Drawings
Author:Carlo James, Marjorie B. Cohn
Publisher:Amsterdam University Press - 1997-01-01


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