Conservators and Restorers of Paintings

38 Cornwall Gardens, London SW7 4AA

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7937 1895

Mobile: +44 (0) 78 36 35 9995

Email: FinnClare@aol.com


Clare also co-ordinates a team of dedicated professionals who specialise in different supporting areas of conservation. The company is therefore also able to offer the following services:

  • Lining and panel work for larger works,
  • Conservation treatment for works of art on paper,
  • Scientific examination of paintings and objects,
  • X- radiography and infrared reflectography
  • Paint and pigment analysis and identification
  • cross-sectional analysis
  • Environmental surveys,
  • Cataloguing,
  • Photographic records, both digital and film based,
  • Digitisation,
  • Shipping and storage of works of art,
  • Conservation mounting and framing, including hand washline mounting
  • Conservation and restoration of existing frames
  • Framing: New, hand finished frames, tailor-made specifically suit a painting can also be supplied. The range of finishes offered includes both oil and water gilding in gold and silver leaf, toned, distressed and applied over a choice of coloured boles. Laquered and polished finishes.
  • Packing for transportation
  • Picture hanging