Conservation and Restoration IV

Conservation and Restoration
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 60,0 PL + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Ana Patrícia Bidarra dos Santos Lourenço

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Aplly the knowledge acquired in previous years, while working in new methods and techniques for the conservatin and restoration of polychrome sculpture.

Program
Conservation and restoration: evolution and definition.
Ethics and fundamental principles.
General and specific methodology.
Examination methods.
Support.
Polychromy.
Polychromy and overpaint.
Desinfestation.
Consolidation.
Cleaning.
Fillings and volumetric reconstruction.
Retouching.
Protective layer.

Evaluation Methodology
Final mark: practical performance (10%)+ technical report (40%) + written test (40%) + Research work and presentation (10%)

Bibliography
- Tonini, F. (2015). La scultura lignea, tecniche e restauro. Manuale per allievi restauratori. Italia: Il Prato
- Calvo, A. (2003). Conservación y Restauración - Materiales técnicas y procedimientos – De la A a la Z. Madrid: Ediciones del Serbal
- Martinez, E. (1997). Tratado del dorado, plateado y su policromia. Tecnología, conservación y restauración. Valência: Departamento de Conservación y Restauración de Bienes Culturales, Universidad Politécnica Valência
- Vários autores, V. (2004). Policromia – A escultura policromada religiosa dos séculos XVII e XVIII. Estudo comparativo das técnicas, alterações e conservação em Portugal, Espanha e Bélgica. Portugal: Instituto Português de Conservação e Restauro

Method of interaction
Practical and theoritacal lectures, work presentation and tutorials.

Software used in class