Causes of deterioration of mural paintings
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Published by International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property in Rome .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the French original by H.J. Plenderleith.
ContributionsInternational Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property.
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Open LibraryOL20231579M

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I. Causes of change: Instability of the materials Faulty application of techniques Lime washing and over painting Exposure to extremes of humidity Water soluble salts Exposure to dehydration Atmospheric pollutants Frost action Biological action Minor physical causes Uncontrolled artificial heating. Causes of deterioration of mural paintings. Rome: International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property. MLA Citation. Mora, Paolo. and International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property. Keywords: Carolingian, Europe, Graubuenden, Medieval, Muestair, Muestair convent, mural paintings, relative humidity, rising damp, soluble salts, Switzerland Abstract: The mural paintings on the wall of the above cited convent composed of Carolingian plasters and frescoes over which Romanesque ones are laid have suffered accelerated decay since they were restored in Studies on the deterioration of coptic mural paintings in the monastery of martyrs and the Luxor temple Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Causes of deterioration. Moisture, heat, light, pollutants, and pests can slowly or suddenly cause damage to a painting. These agents of deterioration impact all of the components that make up a painting in various ways. Relative humidity and temperature. About the Book: Art object of all types, whatever be their category -stone sculptures, wooden objects, textiles, manuscripts, paintings or any other -are continuously subjected to dangers of damage and deterioration. Such object has often to be handled during transportation, exhibition, storage, photography or study by research scholars. One theory is that foxing is caused by a fungal growth on the paper. Another theory is that foxing is caused by the effect on certain papers of the oxidation of iron, copper, or other substances in the pulp or rag from which the paper was made. It is possible that multiple factors are involved. High humidity may contribute to foxing. Monuments and Causes of their Deterioration - Guida allo studio metodico dei monumenti e delle loro cause di deterioramento, HANS FORAMITTI: Mesures de .

Unfortunately, colors fade selectively, some disappearing while other remain unchanged, which means that the color relationships of a painting can be grossly distorted. Rapid and serious deterioration of paper is caused by the oxidation of cellulose brought about by the ultraviolet rays in sunlight and fluorescent light. The differences of these properties may cause stress between the layers in the paintings with the change of environmental factors, which will finally lead to deterioration of wall-paintings. A series of experiments were performed to determine thermal and moisture expansion properties of consolidated wall-painting plasters. Causes of deterioration. Moisture, heat, light, pollutants, and pests can slowly or suddenly cause damage to a painting. Frescos are types of mural paintings where the pigment is painted directly into a fresh lime mortar surface. An Introduction to Chinese Painting Conservation Technique". The Book and Paper Group Annual. deterioration and degradation and Chapter VI presents details of the deterioration of old paintings, with emphasis on crackles and a description of the main degradation forms of painting materials. At the end of every volume there is an annex with the works published by the author in the.