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Art restoration : the culture, the business and the scandal / James Beck with Michael Daley.

Beck, James H. (Author). Daley, Michael. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library N8560 .B43 1996 37684001089351 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393312973
  • ISBN: 0393312976
  • Physical Description: xiv, 258 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1996.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint. Originally published: London : J. Murray, 1993.
"Norton paperback"--Title page verso.
"With new material on the Sistine Chapel restoration"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Serious Business -- I. The Ilaria del Carretto -- II. Masaccio, the Brancacci Chapel and the Trinity -- III. The Sistine Chapel -- IV. The Physical Condition of the Sistine Ceiling -- V. Oil, Tempera and the National Gallery -- VI. The Restoration Establishment -- VII. Preventive Action -- VIII. The Last Judgment, the Mona Lisa, the Barnes pictures, and other masterpieces -- IX. The Establishment Counterattacks -- Appendix I: The Leaves of Masaccio -- Appendix II: General statement on the work of the Conservation Department at the National Gallery.
Subject: Art > Conservation and restoration.

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