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Efflorescence on oil paintings

From: Robert Watson <drawatson>
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2006
Mark D. Gottsegen <mdgottsegen [at] earthlink__net> writes

>Here's an interesting question I received from a retailer, about oil
>paintings and efflorescence.  I talked to the manufacturer of the
>paint, so I know that a paper was published about 1997 regarding the
>problem. ...

The definitive article titled "Clarifying the Haze: Efflorescence on
Works of Art" by Eugena Ordonez and John Twilley was published by
the American Chemical Society in, Analytical Chemistry 1997, 69,
416A-422A.

Robert Watson
Fine Art Conservation
125-D Post Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060


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