de Bellaigue, Diana, Troalen, Lore, Richter, M, Wong Rueda, M, Palozzi, L, Schwarz, T, Challands, Thomas James and King, Rachel (Research Associate) (2017) Revealing the archetype: the journey of a trecento Madonna and Child at the National Museum of Scotland. In: ICOM 17th triennial Conference Preprints, Copenhagen, 4–8 September 2017. Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decoration . International Council of Museums, Paris. ISBN 9789290124269

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Abstract

The National Museums Scotland Madonna and
Child project sought to uncover and document
the history of a fine polychrome wood carving
attributed to The Master of the Gualino St
Catherine and to prepare it for display. A new
body of knowledge has been assembled by
the interdisciplinary team. The conservation
treatment was informed by this work and led
to further discoveries: the removal of overpaint
exposing a previously hidden underdrawing.
The ethics of the treatment decisions, including
the removal of the Christ Child’s 1960s’ fingers

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Full text available via the official URL
Uncontrolled Keywords: sculpture, wood, polychromy, 14th century, Umbria, Italy, Madonna
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DG Italy
N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Art and Design (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2017 13:22
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2018 14:05
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1917

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