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Introduction



Atelier del Restauro provides museum standard care to works of art in need of conservation and restoration. Our dedicated team brings experience and professional links from local and foreign institutions; we often collaborate with art historians, conservation scientists, architects and engineers to reach our goal. High-grade materials, reversible techniques, long-term preservation, professional documentation and retaining the authenticity of the works of art are the basis of our conservation philosophy. We... Read More
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Wall Paintings



The richness of wall paintings originated on a variety of cultural expressions, aesthetic achievements, and the diversity of materials and techniques used from ancient until present times.  With expertise in a wide variety of wall painting technologies, we specialize in the conservation and restoration of ​oil paintings ​on stone, fresco paintings and marouflage. ​The increasingly serious degradation phenomena  compromise irremediably the state of preservation making necessary... Read More
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Paintings



We are extensively trained and have vast experience in the conservation and restoration of canvas paintings and panel paintings and can meticulously address the needs of each piece.  Services include: Scientific investigations of paint layers Historical research Anoxia treatment on paintings infested by woodworm Stabilization of cracks and open joints in the wooden supports Consolidation of papier-mâché supports Consolidation of flaking paint Tear... Read More
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Polychrome Sculptures



We are also specialized in the conservation and restoration of painted and gilt sculpture, namely three-dimensional works of art on wood and papier-mâché. These  polychrome sculptures have delicate surfaces, sensitive to many of the cleaning agents employed in more typical conservation treatments of sculpture.  Their conservation treatment therefore requires great attention and the thoughtful knowledge that we offer.  Such projects frequently require an initial phase of analysis of... Read More
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Books & Paper



Allow us to conserve your valuable works of art on paper. Our museum quality conservation treatments are appropriate for sensitive and delicate collection items. Services include: Conservation and restoration of works of art on paper including watercolors, prints, drawings, lithographs, letters, documents, photographs, maps, engravings and manuscript documents Conservation and restoration of parchment and leather artefacts  Conservation and restoration of Books including fine bindings.... Read More
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Material Analysis



We can provide in-depth technical examinations, which include visual and scientific analysis of your artifacts in preparation for subsequent treatment. Scientific examination will also aid in establishing the manufacturing technique of the artifact, provenance, age or authenticity. We work closely with local and foreign institutions that can conduct detailed analytical and scientific analysis of your artifacts to establish for example the composition of pigments, binders and coatings. Specific examinations are... Read More
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Environmental Monitoring



We also offer environmental monitoring campaigns, which include the temporary installation of small devices for a period of time to evaluate how the environment in a building/ room/niche etc. is affecting your collections, by recording the levels of humidity and temperature present inside. Recommendations for the improvement of the environment and its conditions will be given.  Read More
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