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Publication on painting restoration

From: James Black <archetype>
Date: Friday, January 16, 1998
Archetype Publications is pleased to announce the publication of the
title 'Studies in the History of Painting Restoration' edited by
Christine Sitwell and Sarah Staniforth. (1998  ISBN 1873132468
180pp. Price:19.95 pounds /ca. $32.50)

This book, published in association with the National Trust, is the
proceedings of a symposium, held in London on 23 February 1996 and
jointly organised by the National Trust and the National
Gallery--part of the celebrations of the National Trust's centenary.
It also includes one additional contribution on the Domestic Care of
Paintings in English Country Houses in the 18th & 19th centuries.

Contents :
    Restoration or Renovation : Remuneration and Expectation in
    Renaissance 'acconciatura'
    Anabel Thomas

    The conservation of Netherlandish Paintings in the Fifteenth and
    Sixteenth centuries
        Lorne Campbell

    Miscreants and hotentots : Restoreres and Restoration Attitudes
    and Practices in Seventeenth and Eighteenth century England
    M. Kirby Talley Jr.

    Painting restoration in the Spanish Royal collections, 1734-1820
    Zahira Veliz

    Restoration policy in France in the eighteenth century
    Ann Massing

    The history of Painting Conservation and the Royal Collection
    Ian McClure

    William Seguier and advice to Picture Collectors
    Alistair Laing

    Conservation at Dulwich Picture Gallery in the nineteenth
    Giles Waterfield

    Restoration in English Country Houses
    Christine Sitwell

    An Investigation into the Domestic Care of Paintings in English
    Country Houses in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries
    Jenny Rose

This edition is produced in paperback, 180 pp. with 28

Available from  Archetype Publications (address below) at the
introductory price of 19.95 pounds sterling plus postage (UK : 3.50
pounds;  Europe: 3.00 pounds (surface)/3.70 pounds by air; USA 3.00
pounds (surface) / 7.00 pounds by air). Payment by visa or
mastercard is preferred

    Archetype Publications
    6 Fitzroy Square, London W1P 6DX
    +44-171-380 0800
    Fax: +44-171-380 0500;
    archetype [at] netmatters__co__uk

The Archetype catalogue of conservation titles in print (October
1997) is available upon request from the same address.

Available shortly....Looking Through Paintings (ed. E. Hermans) ,
Leather and Fur--aspects of mediaeval technology (ed. E.  Cameron)

James Black
Archetype Books
6, Fitzroy Square, London W1P 6DX

                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:62
                 Distributed: Tuesday, January 20, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-62-011
Received on Friday, 16 January, 1998

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