Academic thesis

Jana Hungerecker: Painting of the Holy Family from Marienburg Castle - Technological investigation and development of a conservation and restoration concept with a focus on the extensive varnish crepations and the treatment of the decorative papier-mâché frame. Back
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Abstract: The subject of this master´s thesis is the painting "The Holy Family" and the accompanying decorative frame made of papier-mâché from Marienburg Castle near Pattensen, Hanover in Lower Saxony. The main focus was the examination of the painting, with emphasis on the surface varnishes and their crepations. In addition, the focus layed on the development of a conservation and restoration concept for the entire treatment of the painting and the decorative frame with the aim of improving the presentability of the entire work. The varnish problems that the painting presents gave rise to reflect on the topic of de-restoration and to make appropriate recommendations for future restorations.


Keywords: de restoration, art-historical classification, art-technological investigation, concept development, doubling, varnish crepe, varnish removal, Marienburg Castle, paper maché, paper kaché
  • academic institution: HAWK Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst Hildesheim/ Holzminden/Göttingen
  • kind of theses:  Masterarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Dipl. Rest. Renate Kühnen
  • assistant Tutor:  Dipl. Rest. Barbara Rittmeier
  • date:  2023
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  271
  • pictures:  134
Jana Hungerecker
hungereckerjana@[Diesen Teil loeschen]


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