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Subject: Tempera


From: Susan Millis <smmillis>
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2004
Mark Vine <vpackthread [at] aol__com> writes

>An artist without access to the internet has asked if anyone can
>suggest a suitable protective coating for modern day paintings
>created using tempera.
>Any coating needs to be spirit based, easy to apply, as the artists
>work can be quite large and textured and must not gloss the surface
>in any way.

I would recommend trying Liquitex Soluvar Final Picture Varnish,
which is available in a matt or gloss finish.  It is flexible,
non-yellowing, fully removable with non-polar solvents and
incorporates  a UV barrier.

It is currently stocked by

    L. Cornelissen and Sons Ltd
    105 Great Russell Street
    London WC1B 3RY
    +44 20 7636 1045
    Fax: 20 7636 3655

Susan M. Millis, Private Conservator
26 Doglands Farm
Newton by Toft
Market Rasen
Lincolnshire LN8 3NG

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:16
                Distributed: Tuesday, September 28, 2004
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Received on Thursday, 16 September, 2004

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