Removing a painting from its frame: NM95-57/10-12-2016E-PDF

"Removing a painting from its frame can be a relatively easy procedure, provided that the initial framing job meets accepted guidelines (see CCI Note 10/8 Framing a Painting). Unfortunately, many paintings are improperly secured in their frames (e.g. nails are frequently driven at an angle through the stretcher into the frame). Such framing methods make it difficult to remove the painting. Special care is required"--Introd., p. 3.

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Title Removing a painting from its frame
Series Title Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) notes,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Comment désencadrer un tableau. Cover title. "Originally published in 1993"--p. 2.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 5 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • NM95-57/10-12-2016E-PDF
Edition Rev. 2016.
Subject Terms Art works, Conservation