CONSERVATION TREATMENT OF TIBETAN THANGKAS
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ANN SHAFTEL is a fellow of the American Institute for Conservation. She holds an M.S. in conservation from Winterthur (1978), an M.A. in Oriental art history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1972), and a B.A. from Oberlin College (1969). She also studied conservation at ICCROM in 1974. She has been apprenticed to Tibetan master painters for 15 years and has been working with thangkas for 21 years. She has published and lectured on thangkas and served as a consultant and conservator for public and private collections. Address: Fine Arts Conservation, 5312 Kaye St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 1Y3, Canada.