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The back of the painting : secrets and stories from art conservation / Linda Waters, Sarah Hillary and Jenny Sherman ; photography by Maarten Holl, Michael O'Neill, Michael Hall, Kate Whitley, Jennifer French, Paul Chapman, John McIver, Justin Spiers and Jenny Sherman.

By: Waters, Linda (Author)Contributor(s): Hillary, Sarah, 1956- [author.] | Sherman, Jenny (Conservator) [author,, photographer.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Te Papa Press, 2021Description: 247 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780995133884; 0995133883Subject(s): Museum of New Zealand -- Art collections | Art -- Conservation and restoration -- New Zealand | Art objects -- Conservation and restoration -- New Zealand | Museum conservation methods | New Zealand -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservationDDC classification: 702.88 Summary: "The seal of the Prince of Yugoslavia, the icon that protected persecuted Russians, Monet's repurposed canvas, the excised first wife, the stolen Tissot ... all these stories can be found on the backs of paintings in New Zealand art museums. This ... book by three painting conservators explores the backs of 33 paintings, ranging from 14th century artworks to the present day, from Claude Lorrain to Ralph Hotere, and held in the collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Join them on their art-detective explorations"-- Back cover.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Non-Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Non-Fiction (NEST)
Non-Fiction (NEST) 702.88 WAT Checked out 01/02/2022 T00837258
Non-Fiction Gonville Library
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction 702.88 WAT Available T00837239

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The seal of the Prince of Yugoslavia, the icon that protected persecuted Russians,Monet's repurposed canvas, the excised first wife, the stolen Tissot ... all thesestories can be found on the backs of paintings in New Zealand art museums.This fascinating book by three painting conservators explores the backs of 33paintings, ranging from 15th century artworks to the present day, from ClaudeLorrain to Ralph Hotere, and held in the collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Join them on their art-detective explorations.

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"The seal of the Prince of Yugoslavia, the icon that protected persecuted Russians, Monet's repurposed canvas, the excised first wife, the stolen Tissot ... all these stories can be found on the backs of paintings in New Zealand art museums. This ... book by three painting conservators explores the backs of 33 paintings, ranging from 14th century artworks to the present day, from Claude Lorrain to Ralph Hotere, and held in the collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Join them on their art-detective explorations"-- Back cover.

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