These procedures are means of restoring the aesthetic appearance of art objects. They are striclty reserved to areas in which the original paint layer has been irretrievably lost.
Detail, oil on canvas, 20th century.
Infillings and retouching
Detail, The flight to Egypt, 19th century.
Left: After infilling.
Right: After retouching.
Infillings and Retouching
Russian Icon, probably 18th century.
Before and after treatment.
Infillings and Retouching - Artbee Conservation