Friday, April 30, 2021

The Conservation Center >> Repairing a Cracked Ivory Sculpture

 

 
 
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April at The Center

 
This month our articles feature artworks of all sizes, from a six-inch ivory sculpture to a  painting over eight feet tall. In the first article, read about a small ivory figural sculpture that came to The Center in fragments.  Next, enjoy a video from a collaborative project with the Illinois Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museum, the second of our three-part series on the piece. Finally, learn how we created a custom frame and provenance album to help preserve the history of a large dramatic painting.