Maria Avillez and Chryssa Vourvopoulou

Conservation of a Greek Icon. Technological and Methodological Aspects

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Friday 6 August 2010, by Icon Network

This work describes the study and conservation of an icon from the eighteenth century provenient from the private Valadorou collection, now belonging to the Benaki Museum of Athens._The icon studied will be presented with a group of other icons from the same collection in an itinerary route of exhibitions foreseen to start in Romania in October 2008._In this paper, the major concern was to understand the construction of the icon and to identify the various materials used by analytical techniques.

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