Academic thesis

Benjamin Albrecht: The Conservation and restauration of five paintings of Bernard Gottfried Manskirch at the LVR-Landesmuseum Bonn Back
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Abstract: The five paintings of Bernhard Gottfried Manskirch are part of a wall decoration of the late 18th century. The paintings were given to the LVR-Landesmuseum as a loan. They have been examined in regard to construction and condition. There were transformations of the paintings dimensions in the past. A highly yellowed varnish is applied on the paintings surface. The removal of the varnish and other treatmens are getting discussed in the concept for conservation and restauration. A concept for presentation, aiming on the communication of the impression in the original room.


  • academic institution:  TH Köln
  • kind of theses:  Masterarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dipl.-Rest Hans Portsteffen
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Jägers
  • date:  2013

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