The coloured ground for canvas paintings – its impact on perception

Wadum, J. (Lecturer)

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution


In this talk the focus will be on the historic changes of ground layers in paintings and the impact this has on our perception and also ought to have on treatment strategies. Results and analysis from Salvator Rosa, Carel Fabritius and the restoration of the Ferry Boat to Antwerp, by Jacob Jordaens.
Period6 Jun 2019
Event titleSkokloster Summer Institute : Beneath the Surface - Understanding, Mechanisms, Deterioration and Conservation Practices in a Historic House
Event typeWorkshop
Degree of RecognitionInternational