Table of contents for Readings in conservation : issues in the conservation of paintings / edited by David Bomford, Mark Leonard.

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Contents
Foreword
Preface 
Acknowledgments
Note to the Reader
Part I An Historical Miscellany
Introduction 
Reading	1	Neri di Bicci | Memoirs (ca. 1471)
2	Giorgio Vasari | On the Restoration of Signorelli's Circumcision (1550)
3	Philip II of Spain| Instructions for the Restoration of a Painting by Rogier van der Weyden (1576)
4	Karel van Mander | On the Defacing of a Work by Hugo van der Goes (1603-04) 
5	Michael Jaffé | Rubens's Mission to Spain in 1603
6	Theodore Turquet de Mayerne | Notes on Cleaning (ca. 1641)
7	Joseph Addison | The Mellowing Effects of Time (1711)
8	William Hogarth | The Destructive Effects of Time (1753)
9	Jean Ranc | Advice on the Restoration of the Spanish King's Paintings (1735)
10	Letter to The Gentleman's Magazine (1764)
11	Joshua Reynolds | Comments on Restoration (1786)
12	Francisco de Goya | Report on the Work of a Spanish Restorer (1801)
13	Henry Mogford | On the Preservation of Pictures (1845)
14	John Ruskin | On Turner's Recent Works (1846)
15	Ambroise Vollard | Edgar Degas and His Restorer (1924)
16	J. A. M. Whistler | Letters to His Restorer (1892)
17	Kenneth Clark | The Aesthetics of Restoration (1938)
18	Johannes Hell | On Conserving Rembrandt's Paintings (1957)
19	John Walsh | Comment on a Painting by Abbott Thayer (2003)
Part II History of the Profession
Introduction 
Reading	20	Julius Caesar Ibbetson | An Accidence, or Gamut, of Painting in Oil and Water Colours (1803) 
21	Giovanni O'Kelly Edwards and Pietro Edwards | On the Restoration of the Royal Paintings under the Venetian Government (1812, 1833)
22	Select Committee on the National Gallery, London | Report from the Select Committee on the National Gallery (1853) 
23	Henry Merritt | Dirt and Pictures Separated, in the Works of the Old Masters (1854)
24	Léo van Puyvelde | The Cleaning of Old Paintings (1932-33)	
25	Helmut Ruhemann | The Cleaning of Paintings: Problems and Potentialities (1968)
26	Alessandro Conti | History of Restoration (1973)
27	John Brealey | Who Needs a Conservator? (1983)
28	Herbert Lank | The Display of Paintings in Public Galleries (1992)
Part III Study of Artists' Materials and Techniques 
Introduction 
Reading 	29	Jean-François-Léonor Mérimée | The Art of Painting in Oil and in Fresco (1830)
30	Richard and Samuel Redgrave | Preservation of Pictures (1866)
31	Mary Philadelphia Merrifield | Volpato Manuscript: Preliminary Observations (1849)
32	Sir Charles Lock Eastlake | Venetian Methods (1847)
33	James J. Rorimer | Ultra-Violet Rays and Their Use in the Examination of Works of Art (1931)
34	Alan Burroughs | Art Criticism from a Laboratory (1938)
35	Joyce Plesters | The Preparation and Study of Paint Cross-Sections (1954)
 36 Paul Coremans | The Technique of the "Flemish Primitives" (1954)
37	John Gage | Magilphs and Mysteries (1964)
38	Ernst van de Wetering | Rembrandt: The Painter at Work (1997)
Part IV Structural Interventions
Introduction 
Reading 	39	Robert Salmon | Polite Arts (1797)
40	Sir Charles Lock Eastlake | On the Modes of Strengthening Panels by Ledges or Battens (1847)
41	Henry Mogford ("Renovatus") | Hand-Book for the Preservation of Pictures (1851) 
42	Ulisse Forni | The Transfer of an Oil Painting from a Panel onto Canvas (1866)
43	Westby Percival-Prescott | The Lining Cycle (1974)
44	Yashkina Larisa Ivanovna | Relining of Easel Oil Painting with Sturgeon Glue (1974)
45	Gilberte Émile-Mâle | The First Transfer at the Louvre in 1750: Andrea del Sarto's Charité (1982)
Part V Philosophical and Practical Approaches to Cleaning and Restoration
Introduction 
Reading 	46	Robert Dossie | Of mending and cleaning pictures and paintings (1764)
47	Vicente Polero y Toledo | The Art of Restoration (1855)
48	Frédéric Villot | Restoration of the Paintings of the Louvre (1860)
49	Ulisse Forni | Manual for the Painter-Restorer (1866)
50	Giovanni Secco-Suardo | The Idea of the Perfect Restorer (1866)
51	Max von Pettenkofer | On Oil Paint and the Conservation of Painting Galleries Using the Procedure of Regeneration (1902) 
52	Victor Bauer-Bolton | Should Missing Areas of Paintings Be Completed and What Would Be the Best Way to Do So? (1913)
53	The Princeton Congress | The Aesthetic and Historical Aspects of the Presentation of Damaged Pictures (1963)
54	Paul Philippot | The Idea of Patina and the Cleaning of Paintings (1966)
55	Umberto Baldini and Ornella Casazza | The Crucifix by Cimabue (1982)
56	Gerry Hedley | Long Lost Relations and New Found Relativities (1993)
Part VI Cleaning Controversies
Introduction 
Reading 	57	Sheldon Keck | Some Picture Cleaning Controversies: Past and Present (1984)
58	Jaynie Anderson | The First Cleaning Controversy at the National Gallery, 1846-1853 (1990)
59	Henry Merritt | Antipathy to Picture Restorations (1854)
60	Interview with George Lance | Report from the Select Committee on the National Gallery (1853)
61	Émile Galichon | Restoration of the Paintings of the Louvre: Response to an Article by Mr. Frédéric Villot (1860) 
62	Abbott Thayer | "Restoration": The Doom of Pictures and Sculpture (1920)
63	Anonymous ("Our Own Correspondent") | Storm over Velazquez (1937)
64	Philip Hendy | An Exhibition of Cleaned Pictures (1936-1947) (1947)
65	Ernst Gombrich | Dark Varnishes: Variations on a Theme from Pliny (1962)
 		66	Joyce Plesters | Dark Varnishes-Some Further Comments (1962)
67	John Richardson | Crimes against the Cubists (1983)
68	"Crimes against the Cubists": An Exchange (1983)
Suggested Readings
Index
About the Editors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Painting -- Conservation and restoration -- Sources.