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Big pictures : problems and solutions for treating outsize paintings / edited by Sally Woodcock.

Additional Title(s):

Problems and solutions for treating outsize paintings

London : Archetype, 2005.
Physical Description:
vii, 152 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Reference Library
ND1640 .B35 2005 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Related Content:
Includes bibliographical references.
"Papers presented at a conference held at Tate Modern in December 2000 and organized by the Paintings Section of the United Kingdom Institute of Conservation"--Pref.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Handling -- Congresses.
Painting -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Painting -- Transportation -- Congresses.
Woodcock, Sally (Paintings conservator)
United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Aritstic Works. Paintings Section.
Tate Modern (Gallery)

  • Conservation of large miniatures on ivory / Alan Derbyshire
  • The conservation of large-format works of art on paper / A. Jean E. Brown
  • The conservation and reinstatement of the Lonsdale Frieze, Mount Stuart / Clare Meredith and Colleen Donaldson
  • Installation of L'Escargot, by Henri Matisse / Calvin Winner
  • Cy Twombly: big pictures in a travelling retrospective / Michael Duffy
  • Touring Robert Rauschenberg's 32-ft-long painting Barge / Gillian McMillan
  • The problem of the seven foot door / Ian McClure
  • 'The unloved painting' by Guido Reni / Christine Leback Sitwell
  • Using aluminum for a stretcher: a practical assessment / Jacqueline Ridge, Dave Jones and Jack Warans
  • The challenges of storing a collection of theatre backcloths / Nicola Costaras and Stephen King
  • The battle with Trafalgar / Valentine Walsh and Richard Pelter
  • A cold-lining technique for large-scale paintings / Kate Seymour and Jos van Och
  • The structural treatment of a series of large dynastic portraits of Louis XIV and family on-site at Chateau de Balleroy, Normandy / Jim Dimond with Warwick MacCallum
  • The restoration of Caravaggio's The beheading of Saint John the Baptist / Marco Ciatti
  • The Battle of Meanee by Edward Armitage, 1847 / Claire Chorley
  • The defeat of the floating batteries off Gibraltar by John Singleton Copley: history and display / Gerry Alabone with Louise Dandy
  • The defeat of the floating batteries off Gibraltar by John Singleton Copley: a painting waiting for a wall / Sally Woodcock.