Know your paintings – structure, materials and aspects of deterioration: NM95-57/10-17-2016E-PDF

"PaThe proper care of paintings requires knowledge of both their structure and the properties of the materials they are made from. The No.10 series of CCI Notes, which includes a glossary, covers various aspects of the proper care of paintings. This Note describes the structure of paintings so that the terms and recommendations in the other Notes will be more understandable"--Introd., p. 3.

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Title Know your paintings – structure, materials and aspects of deterioration
Series Title Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) notes,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
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Note Issued also in French under title: Ce qu’il faut savoir des peintures – structure, matériaux et aspects de la détérioration. Cover title. "Originally published in 2002"--p. 2.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 13 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • NM95-57/10-17-2016E-PDF
Edition Rev. 2016.
Subject Terms Art works, Painting, Conservation