18 December 2011

Wörlitz Palace Garden near Dessau

„Dying Gaul“, 2011

Final picture
Professional opinion
Professional opinion
Professional opinion
Professional opinion
Professional opinion
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
consolidation of loose original material
consolidation of loose original material
consolidation of loose original material
consolidation of loose original material
Gluing
Gluing
Gluing
Retouche
Retouche
Retouche
Retouche
Retouche
Retouche
Retouche
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction
Detail-reconstruction, Crossing
Consolidation
Form building
Form building
Form building
Form building
Form building
Form building
Form building
Form building
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Casting
Colored
Base, fundament
Re-location
Final picture
Final picture

Restoration of a larger-than-life sandstone sculpture.

Careful manual cleaning (steam), consolidation of loose original material (scales, spalling) through needling and non-insulating glue, detail reconstruction of both feet and both arms, detailed restoration of the surface, respectively sealing of the surface with mineral restoration mortar (damages measuring less than 15 mm in diameter were not repaired), conservation with KSE (flood coat wet-in-wet), precautionary cast and fabrication of a cast as marble imitation on epoxy basis.

Client: Kulturstiftung Dessau Wörlitz

 

 


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