Academic thesis

Eliza Reichel: Der siegreiche Hahn“, Melchior d´Hondecoeter (workshop), SKD – Conservation of a 17th Century Canvas Painting / Preventive Conservation of Canvas Paintings exhibited in a Staircase in Moritzburg Castle, Saxony Back
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Abstract: The paper deals with the conservation treatment of the painting „Der siegreiche Hahn“, 17th century, Melchior d´Hondecoeter (workshop), from the collection of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. It contains reports on technique and condition, a treatment proposal as well as a treatment report. The painting had various tears and punctures, paint losses and a strongly yellowed varnish. Aspects of preventive conservation in a staircase in Moritzburg Castle, Saxony, were examined, as the painting was to be presented there.


Keywords: canvas painting 17th century, tear-mending, inlay, varnish removal, climate, preventive conservation, Moritzburg Castle Saxony
  • academic institution: Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Ursula Haller; Dipl.-Rest. Gabriele Hils
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Marlies Giebe
  • date:  2009
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  105
  • pictures:  139

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