Conference paper

Capanna, Francesca:

The restoration of Giotto’s Wall Paintings in the Scrovegni Chapel of Padua according to the principles of Cesare Brandi’s Theory


1. Brief conservation history and some notes on preliminary studies for the recent restoration project
2. Notes on the main causes of deterioration and the principal areas affected by loss of pictorial text
3. how lacunae were reintegrated during previous restorations
4. Cesare Brandi’s Theory of Restoration and the reconstruction of the pictorial text during the latest restoration


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Istituto centrale per il restauro (ICR), Rom