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Two Priests Attend an Image of Krishna Shri Nath-ji

Two Priests Attend an Image of Krishna Shri Nath-ji

Two Priests Attend an Image of Krishna Shri Nath-ji

Indian, Rajasthan, Bikaner

Two Priests Attend an Image of Krishna Shri Nath-ji, 18th Century

Opaque Watercolor, Gold 

84-O-108

Gift of Dr. Alvin O. Bellak 

Current Condition of Artwork:

Glassine tape and linen tape at top edge of verso, causing adhesive residue. Random minor accretions to support and image. Skinning on verso. Minor surface grime to support. Losses from insect damage in upper right corner of support; extensive grazing to recto and verso. Numerous areas of random grazing to image. Support stains in bottom left, left corner, and upper left. Support losses to upper right corner; extensive loss to whites of image from insect grazing. Extensive cleavage/flaking in whites. Stain in gray doorway, behind left figure's head and in bottom left and right of image.

Conservation Treatment Proposed:

  • Consolidate flaking paint.
  • Reduce attachments (optional).
  • Fill/tone loss (optional).

Estimated Cost of Treatment:      $500.00