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Subject: Conference on varnishes--addendum

Conference on varnishes--addendum

From: Rebecca Ellison <rebecca.ellison<-a>
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
"The Final Touch: Artists' Varnishes Past and Present"
The Institute of Conservation: Paintings Group Conference
The Wallace Collection
18 April 2008

    UKP90 (non-members)
    UKP75 (Icon members)
    UKP45 (students)

Registration details can be found at


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Please make payments to direct to Charlotte Cowin at Icon (see
Registration form for more details).

Please contact either Rebecca Ellison or Emma Fisher with any
further enquiries. Deadline for registration is 11 April 2008

Programme of Day

9:30-10am           Registration
10-10:10am          Introduction

10:10-10:35am       Marie Louise Sauerberg and Helen Howard
                    Not Quite the Final Touch: evidence from the
                    study of original varnishes on medieval panels,
                    wall paintings and polychrome sculptures

10:35-11am          Renata Woodhuysen
                    Historic varnish receipts from Theophilus to De
                    Mayerne and their reconstruction.

11-11:30am          Coffee

11:30-11:55am       Lance Mayer and Gay Myers
                    American Painters and Varnishing: British,
                    German, and French Connections

11:55am-12:20pm     Ken Sutherland, Mark Tucker, Allen Kosanovich,
                    and Beth A. Price
                    An investigation of shellac varnishes on a
                    painting by William Merritt Chase

12:20-12:45pm       Joyce Townsend
                    Evidence for Varnishes used by British Artists
                    in the 19th Century

12:45-12:30pm       Lunch and Icon Paintings Group AGM

2:30-2:55pm         Christabel Blackman
                    Choosing a varnish

2:55-3:20pm         Anny Aviram and Michael Duffy
                    Henri Matisse's The Red Studio: A case study in
                    the use of varnish

3:20-3:45           Morwenna Blewett and Philip Klausmeyer
                    Investigation of the varnishing technique and
                    artists materials in the works of Kees Van

3:45-4:15pm         Tea
4:15-5pm            Discussion

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