Painted wood : history and conservation
- edited by Valerie Dorge and F. Carey Howlett.
- Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, c1998.
- Physical description
- xii, 539 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
|NK9604.5 .P35 1998 F||Unknown|
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Publisher's Summary
- The function of the painted object ranges from the practical to the profound. The 40 articles in this volume explore the history and conservation of a wide range of painted objects, from polychrome sculpture and altarpieces to carousel horses, tobacconist figures, American Indian totems, Victorian garden furniture, French cabinets, architectural elements and horsedrawn carriages. The aim of this symposium was to bridge the gap among the various communities involved in the conservation of these objects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- "Proceedings of a symposium organized by the Wooden Artifacts Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and the Foundation of the AIC, held at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, 11-14 November 1994."
- 9780892365012 (pbk.)
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