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Painting restoration articles by Marjan de Visser

Painting restoration articles have been written by Marjan de Visser about reports of workshops, visiting master classes, symposia and congresses. Often the subject is the restoration of paintings. Sometimes also about tests that have been carried out. Such as cleaning tests for paintings. But also about UV flashlights that are used in painting restoration

The painting restoration articles are classified by order of publication

Workshop ‘Materials and methods for surface cleaning and the removal of film-forming materials’. This three-day workshop was given by Paolo Cremonesi and organized by Nora van der Veer. The workshop took place in the Teylers Museum on 13-14 and 15 November 2019.

Pemulen emulsions for the removal of overpainting discolored remains of lining adhesive, and remnants of older varnish layers on a 17th-century group portrait, Gels in Conservation Conference, London, October 2017  

Metal Soaps in Art, conference, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, maart 2016

Identification of Pigments under the Microscope,International Academic Projects 20-23 July 2015, City and Guilds Londen.

Examining Cross-section of paint layers, International Academic Projects 23-25 november, London Metropolitan University, London 2015

IMAT_nano technologie in conservation_okt2014

CAPS 2014, OTTAWA, Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces juli 2014

UV lamp test for the assessment of varnish layers and overpaintings, Susan Smelt and Marjan de Visser, Au Courant Vereniging Restauratoren Nederland, 2014

Dinolite, use of the dinolite digital microscope in the restoration, 2013

Marion Meckelenburg workshop “The structure of paintings and the mechanical properties of heritage materials” INP Paris, 23-25 ​​May 2012

Tender workshop UVA, restoration science, 2012

Varnish, experiences with synthetic varnishes, 2012

The Modular Cleaning workshop SRAL verslag, sept 2011

The Modular Cleaning workshop SRAL verslag, Sept 2011

Most of the articles have been featured in the Au Courant. This is the digital magazine published by the Vakvereniging voor Restauratoren Nederland . In it, conservators write for their colleagues about workshops, case studies, Symposia and Conferences. For questions about restoration articles by Marjan de Visser, please contact 0655196137 or

★ Mijn kennis van schilderijen en de liefde voor restauratie in het algemeen deel ik graag met collega’s en opdrachtgevers ★

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