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Brahman Priests Present Offerings to an Image of Krishna

Brahman Priests Present Offerings to an Image of Krishna at the Nathadwar Shrine; Two Princes and Ladies Attend

Brahman Priests Present Offerings to an Image of Krishna at the Nathadwar Shrine; Two Princes and Ladies Attend

Indian

Brahman Priests Present Offerings to an Image of Krishna at the Nathadwar Shrine; Two Princes and Ladies Attend

Opaque Watercolor, Silver, Gold 

84-O-103

Gift of Dr. Alvin O. Bellak 

Current Condition of Artwork:

Pressure sensitive tapes on verso in top left and right and the back corner. Random minor accretions. Support losses to lower left edge, top corner edge, on surface only. Discrete minor losses throughout image. Minor abrasions/skinning along support margins and edges. Insect damage losses to lower left support edge; minor grazing to support. Minor random insect damage to image. Tears/fractures to back corner and surface of support. Creases in top margin of support and irregularities in right margin of support. Minor discrete cleavage/flaking of image, mostly to dark blues. Silver paint is friable/powdery.

Conservation Treatment Proposed:

  • Consolidate flaking paint.
  • Mechanically reduce pressure sensitive tapes and adhesive.
  • Readhere delaminating support layers.
  • Fill/tone margin losses (optional).

Estimated Cost of Treatment:      $500.00