Some Recent Paintings Conservation Cleveland – Columbus

Some Recent Paintings Conservation Cleveland – Columbus

The paintings conservation section of the Cleveland area art conservation center McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory has had a heavy volume of paintings conservation projects from area museums and collectors over the past five years, particularly from the Cleveland and Columbus,…

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Kentucky Painter: Patrick Henry Davenport

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: Following a rare find, the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort Kentucky acquired a set of portraits painted by Patrick Henry Davenport. The portraits are exceptional in their representation of two members of a growing middle class at that…

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LUCE FOUNDATION – BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: The Butler Institute of American Art received a Luce Foundation grant of $15,000 which the museum applied toward the larger cost of much needed paintings conservation of five of the most significant American paintings from the institute’s original…

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Salvaging De Crayer’s Conversion of William of Aquitaine

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: In 2007 the Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky contracted with McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. to salvage a seriously deteriorated but very important painting by the Flemish painter Gaspar de Crayer (1584-1669). The twelve foot tall oil painting…

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Luce Foundation – Albright Knox Art Gallery

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: Funding from the Henry Luce Foundation‘s American Art Program Art Conservation Initiative has made possible a large number of art conservation treatments for several McKay Lodge, Inc. museum clients. This program was a special one year initiative and…

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LEW WALLACE PAINTINGS

LEW WALLACE PAINTINGS

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: The first paintings conservation condition assessment of significant paintings at the General Lew Wallace Study and Museum was recently conducted by Robert Lodge. These art works are among many artifacts chronicling the life of the famous general, governor…

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Butler Institute Of American Art

Butler Institute of American Art

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: McKay Lodge Art Conservation recently treated several paintings funded through the Butler Institute of American Art’s Adopt-A-Painting program. And we are now approaching completing the treatments for the initially selected ten top candidates for conservation. The collection of…

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European Paintings Conservation

European Paintings Conservation

PAINTINGS CONSERVATION: Over the course of the past five years we have been conserving many fine European paintings from many collections. So far over 40 major treatments of 16th -18th century European paintings have been performed during that period. Many…

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