FIXING FLAKING PAINT

The paint and ground layers are tenting dramatically and are in imminent danger of being lost
The paint and ground layers are tenting dramatically and are in imminent danger of being lost

The paint and ground layers are tenting dramatically and are in imminent danger of being lost

BEFORE TREATMENT

When this icon came to the studio, the paint and ground layers were tenting dramatically and were in imminent danger of being lost. The paint was saved and adhered back in place.

The icon is shown here halfway through restoration with the paint layers secured
The icon is shown here halfway through restoration with the paint layers secured

The icon is shown here halfway through restoration with the paint layers secured

HALFWAY THROUGH RESTORATION
WITH THE PAINT LAYERS SECURED

Birth of the Virgin
Greek icon
18th century
Tempera on panel