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Chapter One Structural composition of a canvas painting
Chapter Two Small troubles and what to do about them
Chapter Three Cleaning a painting on your ownl
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19th Century adhesive artist blotter Brooklyn Museum brush bulge canvas painting cardboard backing clean paintings color condition cover cracks damar dampened dampness darken dent dimension dirt dirty discolored dries Drying oils examination excess fabric support facing tissue flat surface fluorescence front gesso glass glassine paper glue lining hanging happen hold impasto inch infra-red inpainting keys loose paint masking tape masonite mastic materials medium mixture nails naphtha never oil painting old paint owner paint film painted surface painting face paste photograph picture piece pigment place the painting portrait preservation pressure priming protection pull rabbet removed repaint repair restorer reverse screw-eyes screws strip frame strong structure sure swab tape tear thick thing torn treatment ultra-violet unless upper layers usually varnish film varnish surface wall waterproof fabric wax-resin wire wood wooden stretcher wrinkle X-ray