Oil paintings cleaned

by Jan 14, 2020Restoration

The images above show the before and after of an oil painting recently cleaned at Gadsbys. The patches on the side of the first image show just a little of the dirt which was removed in the very early stages of the cleaning process.

In these two pictures the difference the cleaning has made can best be seen looking at the sky – the pads were used to start the cleaning process in the top right of the painting but the finished, cleaned painting the sky is much brighter throughout.

The images above show the before and after of an oil painting of a church recently cleaned at Gadsbys.

The closer up images below show the top left corner of the picture before and after cleaning. Highlighting the difference the cleaning process can make.

 

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