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Subject: Plasticine models

Plasticine models

From: Shelley Reisman Paine <srpaine>
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2001
Isobel Griffin <igriffin [at] nts__org__uk> writes

>I would be grateful for any information on the appropriate
>environmental conditions for the display of plasticine models. I
>would also like to hear about any experiences anyone has had of
>deteriorating plasticine.

I treated a complete model for the Source of Country Music by Thomas
Hart Benton.  The plasticine was very deteriorated and many
components required new armatures.  It was a great project.

Shelley Reisman Paine
Sculpture Conservator
Nashville, Tennessee

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:43
                 Distributed: Monday, December 17, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-15-43-012
Received on Saturday, 8 December, 2001

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