Rare and Most Interesting Fine Art Restoration Projects in Progress

Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson Painting Restoration.

Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733 Painting Restoration Details:
Canvas required new support...

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process. Painting Restoration Details:
Uneven surface with deep cracks Previously, Canvas, on a non-functional stretcher.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process. Painting Restoration Details:
Painting is being lined with BEVA 371 using a vacuum hot table

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process. Painting Restoration Details:
cleaning with organic solvents and scalpel. Removal of varnish down to pigment level.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process. Applications of in-painting techniques: leveling of the surfaces preparation of tempera-based colors and finishing varnishes used in "tratteggio" selection and mimetic techniques; varnishing with non-organic varnish

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process.

Grashe Seattle and Bellevue Fine Art Restorers. Rare and interesting cases of antique restoration: Friedrich Wilhelm Dux of Saxonia and Meisson painting, Oil on Canvas, 22" X 27" Circa 1733. Restoration project in process. The restoration and conservation is complete.
Private collection Restored and conserved by Grashe Fine Art Restorers, Bellevue, Washington, USA