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


The range of conservation and restoration skills undertaken include:

Surface cleaning,

Removal of discoloured varnish, retouching and overpaint,

Consolidation of fragile and flaking paint,

Local repair of tears and holes,

Full lining, strip, blind and cami linings to give added support to weakened canvases,

Supply of new stretchers,

Restretching,

Panel work; including rejoining split panels.

Filling, in-painting and retouching of paint losses, and revarnishing.

Digital photography of works

Ultra-Violet Photography

Preventative Conservation and Surveys:

Condition assessments for loans or purchases

benchmarking survey

boxing and protection

cleaning of collections

condition survey, collection

development of conservation plans

digitisation

Conservation Project Management:

project evaluation

project management