This painting is a double portrait of Mrs Anne Bradford and her son, Samuel Bradford. It had two large tears through the canvas and a discoloured varnish coating.
This painting was water-damaged, resulting in extensive lifting of the paint layer
This painting had extensive spotted staining in the canvas, possibly mould related
Grimwade Conservation Services offer custom-made mounting systems for bark paintings, that allows the bark to move in response to changes in the environment. The system is not secured to the bark, and therefore reversible
The painting is a mid-seventeenth century Dutch panel painting, depicting a scene from the Old Testament. The painting was heavily overpainted and had a discoloured varnish overall.
In 2013, the two royal portraits from the Victorian State Parliament, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, underwent extensive conservation treatment at Grimwade Conservation Services. Both pictures were cleaned and restored, and the beautiful hand-carved frames were cleaned of years of grime and layers of bronze overpaint.
This RAAF badge, paint on metal, was stuck to the glass of a frame. This resulted in extensive loss at all four corners. Retouching using conservation-grade materials returned the work to its original condition.