Restorations

Landmarks Gallery Restoration Department will give new life to your works of art by preserving the value and beauty of your favorite artwork. Paintings, watercolors, photographs, prints and frames can be restored. Metal works can also be brought in for buffing and repair


 

Examples of Services

 

Paper -

  • Yellowed paper/acid burn/cardboard and wood burn can be cleaned/deacidified.
  • Tears can be patched.
  • Tape- Can be removed

 

  • Color can be replaced/touched up
  • Flattened
  • Fumigated to remove molding

Before

photo before repair

After

photo after repair

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After

Photos-

  • Fading, creases, scratches, burns, mildew and can be cleaned and color restored.
  • Holes and tears can be filled in and corrected

 

 

  • Objects and color can be added or removed
  • Matte, Glossy, and Giclee prints can be made from negatives, photos, slides, transparences, original artwork and antique photographs

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After

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After

   

Oils and Acrylics-

  • Stains or spots can be cleaned.
  • Holes and tears patched and corrected.
  • Canvases lined to stop flaking or cracking of paint.
  • Paint loss replaced with Conservation paints
  • Revarnished with a non-yellowing conservation varnish.

Before

Painting before repair

After

Painting after repair

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After

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After

Partially cleaned painting and frame

Frames-

  • Re-casting or creating missing ornaments.
  • Replacing missing or damaged gold leaf or painting.
 
   

Metals-

  • Buffing and repair can be done on brass, copper, silver, pewter and stainless steal
  • Paint on metal can be touched in.

Before

After