Edited Kathleen Dardes and Andrea Rothe
1998
588 pages

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This volume presents the proceedings of an international symposium organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum. The first conference of its kind in twenty years, the symposium assembled an international group of conservators of painted panels, and gave them the opportunity to discuss their philosophies and share their work methods.

Illustrated in color throughout, this volume present thirty-one papers grouped into four topic areas: Wood Science and Technology, History of Panel-Manufacturing Techniques, History of the Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings, and Current Approaches to the Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings.

Part One: Wood Science and Technology. Pages i-107. (PDF, 127pp., 3.2MB)
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Part Two: History of Panel-Making Techniques. Pages 109-185.
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Part Three: History of the Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings.
Pages 187-303. (PDF, 117pp., 2.7MB)
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Part Four: Current Approaches to the Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings. Pages 305-565. (PDF, 261pp., 6.5MB)
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How to Cite this Work
Dardes, Kathleen, and Andrea Rothe, eds. 1998. The Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings: Proceedings of a Symposium at the J. Paul Getty Museum, 24-28 April 1995. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Conservation Institute. http://hdl.handle.net/10020/gci_pubs/panelpaintings