Old Master Prints and Drawings: A Guide to Preservation and Conservation

Synopsis

This long awaited English edition of Manuale per la conservazione e il restauro di disegni e stampe antichi (1991) offers a clear and complete manual for the preservation and conservation of old master prints and drawings. The authors throw light on the historical and scientific backgrounds concerning the problems of restoration techniques of arts on paper, from 1150, when paper was first introduced in Europe, until the middle of the nineteenth century. The book is indispensable for anyone occupied with the study and conservation of old prints and drawings. This richly illustrated, first English edition is revised and brought fully up to date.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Marie Christine Enshaian
  • Caroline Corrigan
  • Carlo James
  • Marie Rose Greca
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Amsterdam
Publication year:
  • 1997