Academic thesis

Esther Rapoport: The conservation and restoration of the Trompe-l´oeil-painting “Board with Teniers-etching” of an unknown artist, Old Masters Paintings Gallery Kassel / Wax-containing Facings on paintings of the Old Masters Paintings Collection Kassel - Survey and Examination Back
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Abstract: The diploma thesis deals with the Trompe-l´oeil- painting, „Board with Teniers-etching”, unknown artist, 18th century, part of the Old Masters Paintings Collection, Kassel. The painting had been completely covered with a temporary beeswax-facing. A major emphasis of this work was directed towards removing this layer. Furthermore, additional 33 paintings of the Kassel Paintings Collection were examined, which also had wax-facings.


Keywords: Trompe-l´oeil, Teniers, etching, beeswax-facing, wax-removal
  • academic institution: Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Ursula Haller; Dipl.-Rest. Thomas Krämer
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Marlies Giebe
  • date:  2010
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  123
  • pictures:  250

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