PORTFOLIO: Portrait of Polly Stevenson, c. 1771

Pastel on laid paper, 9{quote} x 7 1/8{quote}Before, during, and after treatment--once careful cleaning under a microscope to remove surface debris was completed, areas of loss along the edges were infilled with a paper similar in weight and texture to the original. Scratches and losses were toned and/or inpainted with pastel pencils and ground pigments.
Portrait of Polly Stevenson, c. 1771

Pastel on laid paper, 9" x 7 1/8" 

Before, during, and after treatment--once careful cleaning under a microscope to remove surface debris was completed, areas of loss along the edges were infilled with a paper similar in weight and texture to the original. Scratches and losses were toned and/or inpainted with pastel pencils and ground pigments.