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House paint

From: Alison Bracker <a.bracker>
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2006
Lauren Allan <laurenmallan [at] hotmail__com> writes

>I am interested to know if anyone has encountered problems with
>paintings created with house paints. ...

You may want to have a look at "The technical and historical
development of alkyd-based house paints, with reference to their use
by 20th-century artists," a Doctoral thesis by Harriet Standeven,
Royal College of Art, London, 2004.

Additionally, Dr. Standeven's article on this subject for the V&A
Conservation Journal's Summer 2003 issue is available online:

    <URL:http://www.vam.ac.uk/res_cons/
        conservation/journal/number_44/problems-gloss-paints/>

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    email. There should be no newline.

Dr. Alison Bracker
Director
Bracker Fiske Consultants


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