Artwork restoration is one of the most important

connecting threads between the past, present, and future

 

Services

Address

20, Avenue Guillemin, 1009 Pully, Switzerland

Phone

Marina Shariy
Restorer-conservator
+076 4740835
mshariy@mail.ru

Gallery

» Gallery

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings

Painting on canvas

Photofixing the work with different lighting

S. Giraud - «The Education of Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | S. Giraud - «The Education of Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

Direct lighting

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | S. Giraud - «The Education of Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

Side lighting

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | S. Giraud - «The Education of Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

Ultraviolet

Removal of surface contaminants

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | B. Bodmer «The Bather» 1900 | Fragment

«The Bather»

1900 | Fragment

B. Bodmer

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | F. Odler «Portrait of Joseph Garance» 1914 | Fragment

«Portrait of Joseph Garance»

1914 | Fragment

F. Odler

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | F. Gustav «Leda» 1822 | Fragment

«Léda»

1822 | Fragment

G.-F.-J. Barraud

Lacquer coating removal

J.P. St. Urs. - «The Communion of Saint Jerome» (fragment) | 1781-82

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | J.P. St. Urs. - «The Communion of Saint Jerome» (fragment) | 1781-82

In process (direct lighting)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | J.P. St. Urs. - «The Communion of Saint Jerome» (fragment) | 1781-82

Ultraviolet 

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | J.P. St. Urs. - «The Communion of Saint Jerome» (fragment) | 1781-82

General view

Removal of surface soiling and varnish coating

S. Giraud - «Raising Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | S. Giraud - «Raising Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

In process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | S. Giraud - «Raising Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

In process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | S. Giraud - «Raising Bacchus» (fragment) | 1879

General view

Removal of surface contamination and lacquer coating

Author unknown, copy from a painting by C. Allory

«Judith with the head of Holofernes» (excerpt) | 19th century

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | «Judith with the head of Holofernes» (excerpt) | 19th century

Before restoration

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | «Judith with the head of Holofernes» (excerpt) | 19th century

After restoration

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | «Judith with the head of Holofernes» (excerpt) | 19th century

Removal of surface contamination and mildew

F. Dumont - «Exit from the Church in Valais» (fragment) | 1895

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | F. Dumont - «Exit from the Church in Valais» (fragment) | 1895

Before restoration

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | F. Dumont - «Exit from the Church in Valais» (fragment) | 1895

After restoration

Remove lacquer coating and fungus

E. Belle - «Portrait of Henriette Paris-Rossel» (fragment) | 1836

Private collection

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | E. Belle - «Portrait of Henriette Paris-Rossel» (fragment) | 1836

Before restoration

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | E. Belle - «Portrait of Henriette Paris-Rossel» (fragment) | 1836

In process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | E. Belle - «Portrait of Henriette Paris-Rossel» (fragment) | 1836

After restoration

Aligning the deformation of the canvas

К. Schwab - «Sorrow» (fragment) | 1893

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | К. Schwab - «Sorrow» (fragment) | 1893

Before (side lighting)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | К. Schwab - «Sorrow» (fragment) | 1893

After (side lighting)

Strengthening the paint layer on the vacuum table and with weights

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | Strengthening the paint layer on the vacuum table and with weights
Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on canvas | Strengthening the paint layer on the vacuum table and with weights

Painting on wood

Removal of lacquer coating, late masticatory marks and records (1), treatment of potholes with subsequent masticatory marks, replenishment of the paint layer in places of loss (2), reconstruction of a fragment (3)

G. Ghigoni - «Adoration of the Magi» (fragment) | 1530

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | G. Ghigoni - «Adoration of the Magi» (fragment) | 1530

Fragment (1)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | G. Ghigoni - «Adoration of the Magi» (fragment) | 1530

Fragment (2)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | G. Ghigoni - «Adoration of the Magi» (fragment) | 1530

Fragment (3)

Layer-by-layer removal of varnish and late entries

Michele di Ridolfo School (made from Michelangelo's cardboard)

«Venus and Cupid» (fragment) | 1532-33

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | «Venus and Cupid» (fragment) | 1532-33

Before (direct light)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | «Venus and Cupid» (fragment) | 1532-33

After (direct light)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | «Venus and Cupid» (fragment) | 1532-33

Before (UV lighting)

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | «Venus and Cupid» (fragment) | 1532-33

After (UV lighting)

Removal of mildew, lacquer, late stains, followed by masticating and staining in places where the paint layer is lost

Benabar - «Introduction of the Blessed Virgin» (excerpt) | 1450-1456

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | Benabar - «Introduction of the Blessed Virgin» (excerpt) | 1450-1456

Before restoration

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | Benabar - «Introduction of the Blessed Virgin» (excerpt) | 1450-1456

In process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on wood | Benabar - «Introduction of the Blessed Virgin» (excerpt) | 1450-1456

After restoration

Painting on gypsum

Gluing broken parts and fragments of the base, masticating, toning in places of loss

A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on gypsum | A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

Bonding process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on gypsum | A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

Bonding process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on gypsum | A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

Before restoration

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on gypsum | A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

Side lighting

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on gypsum | A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

In process

Restoration and conservation of easel paintings | Painting on gypsum | A.N. Morero-Trifon - «Portrait of the painter A. Trashel» (fragment) | early 20th century

After restoration

Restoration of monumental paintings

Removal of fungus and surface contamination, followed by tinting in places of loss

S. Panke - «Jesus Healing the Sick» (fragment) | 1919

Museum of Art and History in Geneva

Restoration of monumental paintings | S. Panke - «Jesus Healing the Sick» (fragment) | 1919
Restoration of monumental paintings | S. Panke - «Jesus Healing the Sick» (fragment) | 1919

Before restoration

After restoration

Restoration of monumental paintings | S. Panke - «Jesus Healing the Sick» (fragment) | 1919

General view

Monumental mural painting

Strengthening, removal of surface impurities

State Hermitage, New Hermitage, Hercules Hall

Painted decor on the plafond and in the lunettes

Restoration of monumental paintings | Monumental mural painting | State Hermitage, New Hermitage, Hercules Hall

Before

Restoration of monumental paintings | Monumental mural painting | State Hermitage, New Hermitage, Hercules Hall

After

Restoration of monumental paintings | Monumental mural painting | State Hermitage, New Hermitage, Hercules Hall

General view

Smoothing the canvas, removing fragments of plaster, strengthening the paint layer, masticating and toning in places of loss, reconstruction

Painting panel - «Gathering grapes» (fragment)

Lausanne railway station

Restoration of monumental paintings | Monumental mural painting | Painting panel - «Gathering grapes» (fragment)

Canvas on a shaft

Restoration of monumental paintings | Monumental mural painting | Painting panel - «Gathering grapes» (fragment)

Before restoration

Restoration of monumental paintings | Monumental mural painting | Painting panel - «Gathering grapes» (fragment)

After restoration

Restoration of polychrome sculpture

Removal of surface contamination and moisture halos, tinting

«Girl's head» | Terracotta 19th century

Private collection

Restoration of polychrome sculpture | «Girl's head» | Terracotta 19th century

In the process of restoration

Restoration of polychrome sculpture | «Girl's head» | Terracotta 19th century

In the process of restoration

Restoration of polychrome sculpture | «Girl's head» | Terracotta 19th century

In the process of restoration

Picture frame restoration

Strengthening of wooden fragments, removal of surface contamination

Frame with floral ornamentation | 19th century

Restoration of polychrome sculpture | Picture frame restoration | Frame with floral ornamentation | 19th century
Restoration of polychrome sculpture | Picture frame restoration | Frame with floral ornamentation | 19th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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