Torn oil painting repaired

by May 3, 2022Restoration

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 something has accidentally poked through the canvas.

Restoring a torn painting requires the damage to be repaired, probably patched, and then the picture to be touched-up as was done with this idyllic country scene. This painting was also cleaned as part of the process.

Sometimes the story about the damage adds to the pleasure of looking at the painting. Other times it is an accident no one wants to think or talk about again!

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