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Conservation > Treatments> Stefano Della Bella, Death on a battlefield

The first stage in treatment of this print, following documenting its condition, was testing the solubility of the inks. This allows the conservator to choose a course of treatment to safely wash the print to remove stains. This print was mounted on a non-archival backing which was removed.  Following the washing to reduce stains, the print was dried and flattened.  Finally repairs to tears were made and the print was rehoused in a new archival mount.

Before Treatment

After Treatment

Further details on this print
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