White film on painting

White film on painting

This oil painting came in for cleaning and re-framing. It was very dirty and had a white film covering the entire picture. The painting was signed by R. Nash in 1902. Close-up before cleaning Full painting before cleaning Artists signature before cleaning Partially...
Torn oil painting repaired

Torn oil painting repaired

Idyllic country scene repaired It happens sometimes that a painting gets damaged. Maybe trying to hang it in a new spot and the fixing is pushed through from the back. Or when taking the picture out of storage you realise it wasn’t properly protected and...
Oil Painting Restoration

Oil Painting Restoration

Damaged oil painting for repair and cleaning This very calming oil painting of a man and his dogs in the hills of Scotland was brought in for repair and cleaning. The images below show the painting as it was brought in, including a couple of close-ups and the finished...
Partly cleaned oil painting

Partly cleaned oil painting

During the cleaning process A great example of a partly cleaned oil painting. The top right hand corner has been cleaned leaving the original colours shining through. All of the picture will be in this condition when finished. Old Varnish The poor state of the old...
Oil painting to be cleaned

Oil painting to be cleaned

Oil painting to be cleaned and reframed Good artists might have the pleasure of seeing people’s face light up when they see their paintings for the first time. The team at Gadsby’s also get to tap into a similar pleasure when someone comes to collect a...

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