O'Connor Art Conservation, LLC
Museum quality Conservation of Paintings
While browsing through the material, you may find this glossary of conservation terminology helpful.
eggs in dish
Materials used in egg tempera painting.
blue pigment being ground
Grinding pigments in water in preparation for egg tempera painting.
Madonna and Child
Detail of didactic copy of an early Italian egg tempera painting with decoratively punched gold ground.
white fills where paint had flaked
Example of pastiglia (raised gesso patterns) on frame molding, egg tempera painting with sgraffito technique of "scratching" away paint to reveal gilded surface beneath.
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