Academic thesis

Marcus Jünemann: A casket made by Abraham Roentgen, circa 1760/65. Technological investigations, issue of a conservation and restoration concept as well as its realization. back

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This thesis discusses a box made by Abraham Roentgen in Neuwied, Germany around 1760/65. The piece is typical of Roentgen furniture of the 1760s on account of its constructional and stylistic characteristics, which refer to English models. The author conducted art historical research as well as technical and scientific investigations. The thesis presents a concept for the conservation and restoration of the object, and includes a description of the working techniques employed in completing the restoration. Documentation of the research and treatments are included in an illustrated report.

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Keywords: Abraham Roentgen, casket, technological investigations, restoration concept, conservation, restoration
 
 
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  • academic institution:  FH Potsdam
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Hans Michaelsen
  • assistant Tutor:  Dipl.-Museologin Elisabeth Bartel
  • date:  2013
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  128
  • pictures:  25
 
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Marcus Jünemann
Ribbeckstr. 30
14469  Potsdam
Deutschland
marcus.juenemann@[Diesen Teil loeschen]gmail.com

 
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier) 10.5165/hawk-hhg/226

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