The Lorelei Before

The Lorelei Before

Artist~Elliot Daingerfield The Lorelei

The Lorelei After

The Lorelei After

Artist~Elliot Daingerfield The Lorelei

Close up during cleaning

Close up during cleaning

Artist~Elliot Daingerfield The Lorelei

Close up of loss

Close up of loss

Artist~Elliot Daingerfield The Lorelei

Close up during repair

Close up during repair

Artist~Elliot Daingerfield The Lorelei

Lorelei before and after

Lorelei before and after

Artist~Elliot Daingerfield The Lorelei Chronological Reference 1859-1932 Technique oil on masonite Size 10 H x 12 W

Seascape~Bischoff Before

Seascape~Bischoff Before

Attribution~Franz Bischoff Seascape Approximate early 1900’s Oil on panel 13.5 H x 17.5 W

Seascape~Bischoff After

Seascape~Bischoff After

Attribution~Franz Bischoff Seascape Approximate early 1900’s Oil on panel 13.5 H x 17.5 W

Seascape~Bischoff Close up before

Seascape~Bischoff Close up before

A detailed image to understand the yellowing varnish layer.

Seascape~Bischoff cleaning test

Seascape~Bischoff cleaning test

Cleaning test are undergone to understand the nature and chemical make up of the aged varnish layer.

Seascape~Bischoff cleaning

Seascape~Bischoff cleaning

A first level cleaning revealed the brilliance and vibrancy of the painting.

Seascape~Bischoff after

Seascape~Bischoff after

The finished result after several cleaning passes.

Before and After of the Bishoff

Before and After of the Bishoff

Attribution~Franz Bischoff Seascape Approximate early 1900’s Oil on panel 13.5 H x 17.5 W

Remembering Grandmother Before

Remembering Grandmother Before

Artist/Attribution Leo or Lou Hamilton Portrait 1938 Oil on Canvas 18 H x 14 W

Remembering Grandmother After

Remembering Grandmother After

Artist/Attribution Leo or Lou Hamilton Portrait 1938 Oil on Canvas 18 H x 14 W

Remembering Grandmother

Remembering Grandmother

A close up of the aged varnish and soot deposited on the surface of the painting.

Remembering Grandmother

Remembering Grandmother

Overpaint under the signature tells the tale of vanity.

Remembering Grandmother

Remembering Grandmother

Removal of overpaint

Remembering Grandmother

Remembering Grandmother

After cleaning

Verso before cleaning

Verso before cleaning

The back of the canvas was also in need of cleaning.

Verso after cleaning

Verso after cleaning

Framer's mark

Framer's mark

Grandmother Before and After

Grandmother Before and After

Artist/Attribution Leo or Lou Hamilton Portrait 1938 Oil on Canvas 18 H x 14 W

Half Dome Before

Half Dome Before

Half Dome Author~Kathryn Hail Travis (1894-1972) Date: Unknown Oil on Canvas stretched on board 9 7/8 H x 10 ¾ W

Half Dome After

Half Dome After

Half Dome Author~Kathryn Hail Travis (1894-1972) Date: Unknown Oil on Canvas stretched on board 9 7/8 H x 10 ¾ W

Half Dome close up before

Half Dome close up before

A considerable amount of abrasions around the edges of the piece.

Half Dome close up after

Half Dome close up after

After cleaning and retouching.

Half Dome close up after

Half Dome close up after

After cleaning and retouching.

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