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Technology and Conservation of Paintings I


Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the Art Conservation Department; co-requisite with CNS 621 Historical survey of processes and materials employed by artists in the creation of wall and easel paintings from the Paleolithic to the present and the implications for their conservation. Painting types include rock art, Egyptian and Etruscan tomb painting, medieval egg tempera, Italian Renaissance fresco, oil on panel and canvas, and modern media. Offered annually in fall.