Wax resin lining techniques: Edson Motta’s training at the Fogg Conservation Center and its adaptation to the Brazilian reality

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https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2019015

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Edson Motta, Fogg Conservation Center, Brazil, Painting conservation, Wax-resin lining

Abstract

After Edson Motta’s graduation from the Fogg Conservation Center, his experience contributed to the practice of conservation in Brazil through the introduction of new materials and the technique of wax-resin lining. However, this technique has drawbacks when applied in a country of tropical climate and few resources. It is important, when considering the use of this approach, to be mindful of the conservator’s historical role, which can reveal why this technique was, very likely, the best choice for the conservation of the vast patrimony of canvas paintings in Brazil.

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Published

2020-11-04

How to Cite

Paiva, M., Aguiar, M., & Vieira, E. (2020). Wax resin lining techniques: Edson Motta’s training at the Fogg Conservation Center and its adaptation to the Brazilian reality. Conservar Património. https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2019015

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