Carl Bloch – Roosters at the Old Farm


Conservator: Patrick Layton
Date: 19/10/2015
Title: Roosters at the Old Farm
Description: Lithograph
Dimensions (w x h x d): 216×162 mm

Condition Report

  • Uniform oxidation

Completed Treatment

  • Dry cleaned Verso and Recto
  • Deacidified in a %0.1 Calcium Hydroxide solution
  • Washed in room temperature distilled water
  • Whitened with a 1% Hydrogen Peroxide solution
  • Sized in a 3% Carboxy Methyl Cellulose solution
  • Filler material toned and added to the paper after it was cleaned due to some loss that occurred during the whitening process
  • Infill of lost material with black gouache thinned with Methyl Cellulose