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Cleaning Modern Oil Paints

The Removal of Imbibed Surface Dirt

Towards an integrated conservation methodology for the assessment, contextualization and treatement of imbibed surface dirt on unvarnished modern oil paintings.

L. (Lise) Steyn MA

PhD candidate

This research is part of a larger NWO funded research project titled: Cleaning Modern Oil Paints (CMOP) a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam, Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, TATE, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of Pisa and the Opficio delle Pietre Dure. With associated partners Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Gemeentemuseum den Haag, Getty Conservation Institute, CATS.