Helen Houp Art Conservation

Fine Art Conservation

Examinations

E-mail

The examination of the condition of works of art is performed at either the physical location of the work or at the conservation studio at 2626 Lombardy Lane, Dallas, Texas.

There are no charges made to the work’s owner if the examination is made at the conservation studio and only a cursory review is necessary. Examinations made off site are billed at an hourly rate.

Helen examining a paintingHelen examining a painting

 

Acquisition evaluation

E-mail

Paintings can be brought to the conservation studio for an evaluation of its condition prior to acquisition. Charges are applicable depending on whether or not treatment is required.

 Before treatmentBefore treatment Ultraviolet photograph, showing old restoration covering paint lossUltraviolet photograph, showing old restoration covering paint loss After removal of old restoration, paint loss is revealedAfter removal of old restoration, paint loss is revealed

 

Documentation

E-mail

Narrative examination reports on condition with supporting photographs are available for insurance, estate purposes etc. Charges are billed at an hourly rate. In addition each treatment is supported by an Examination Report that describes the condition of the painting prior to treatment and a Treatment Report that details the treatments employed and the materials used.

 

Collection management

E-mail

A review of the storage and exhibition of art collections is made and report on the findings and recommendations composed for the owner. Charges are billed at an hourly rate.

 

Collection surveys

E-mail

Surveys of collections are made and a prioritization of those works requiring treatment along with reports of condition of the works with supporting photographs are prepared. Charges are billed at an hourly rate.

 


© Helen Houp. All rights reserved | Login

Web Design by Online Design Bureau

 
 

Examination and testing