To Restore or Not to Restore? That Is The Question

April 22nd, 2015

The Question

Many of our painting restorations involve the cleaning of a dirty canvas, patching of a hole, or fixing cracked or chipped paint.  Usually our clients want a piece restored for sentimental or aesthetic reasons. Sometimes paintings have a significant monetary value as well, which poses a question:

Will restoring a painting reduce its value?
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