In the studio

Conservation and Restoration of paintings

conservation of paintings
marjan de visser

Marjan de Visser likes to share her knowledge of painting conservation and her love for heritage with others. Certainly a restored painting is of great value to the ones who owns and take care for it. De Visser discovers the stories behind the painting while taking to the owner. In het studio she unravels the history through observation using her eyes, but also her nose, ears and with the sense of touch. In they end every painting tells a unique story. The discovery of all these stories is exciting, and it make the profession of conservation and restoration even more interesting. Read more about the conservation of paintings in Restauratieatelier. There are pages about cleaning, varnish removal and for example retouching and mist-lining.

conservation and restoration of paintings in Restauratieatelier Marjan de Visser

Go to Portfolio before and after with painting and frame conservation and restoration commissions, showing beautiful examples of conservation treatments before and after.

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Studio Marjan de Visser

Marjan de Visser establishes Restauratieatelier Marjan de Visser in 1994. The studio is located in Den Haag. De Visser collaborates with freelancers, and supervises interns from the Netherlands and abroad. De Visser works in her studio in Den Haag but also travelled to Curacao and Indonesia for conservation treatments. The restorers of Restauratieatelier Marjan de Visser conserve and restore for museums, government and private collections.

conservation and restoration of paintings
cleaning a painting using the Modular Cleaning Program

In the studio the painting conservators collaborate with colleagues specialized in wood and frames. Besides this the team of the studio is on close contact with art historians, chemists, valuators, auctioneers and insurance companies. In special cases the restorers collaborate with specialists of The Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed (RCE). De Visser supports clients, who aim for selling their painting, in finding the best specialist.

Marjan de Visser is a member of the Association of Restauratoren Nederland (RN). De Visser subscribes the ethical code ECCO. She is a member of the International Council of Museums, committee for conservation (ICOM-CC). She is a member of The British Association of Paintings Conservator-Restorers (BAPCR). She takes part in the Committee education for the Restorers Register. And is part of the editing team for ‘De Au Courant’, the digital journal for RN.

Studio Painting Conservation and Restoration Marjan de Visser

A sneak in Painting Conservation and Restoration Marjan de Visser studio that differs every month caused by a constant changing collection of paintings and frames in need of a conservation treatment.

conservation and restoration of paintings
a busy day of conservation of paintings in Restauratieatelier Marjan de Visser

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