Restauración de dibujo a tinta china, lápiz de grafito, acuarela y gouache sobre papel. Dibujo original del humoriosta gráfico Cesc, con oxidación muy intensa debida al paspartú. Limpieza en seco, acuosa, desacidificación, blanqueo solar y retoque.
What does a paper conservator do? Whom does she work for? What skills and knowledge does she ought to have?
Preservation and conservation, a field linked to science, history and arts and crafts. A video explains what differenciates us from forgers and shows -among other- how we produce a hand-made suction table to restore paper artifacts, with loads of creativity, a feature most necessary to become book and paper conservator.
Some projects are extremely complex regarding the ethical professional decision making, and this is certainly one of the toughests!
Rather than trimming the original beautiful bindings with marbled edges, some facsimile dust-jackets were made to protect the books, that were also restored preserving all their features.