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Oil Painting Canvas Repair

The images below illustrate the restoration of a tear in an oil painting. Click on the images to enlarge.

Pastoral With Torn Canvas

Oil painting from the 1800's with a large tear in the canvas.

Pastoral Torn Canvas Rear View

View of the tear and an old patch from the back of the oil painting.

Pastoral Torn Canvas Closeup

Close up view of the tear.

Pastoral Lined and Filled

Tear after the painting has been lined on a new canvas using Gainsborough's Lining Compound, and filled in with Gainsborough's Picture Repair Putty.

Pastoral Touched-up

Close up view of repaired tear after being touched-up with oil paint.

Pastoral Complete in Frame

Painting after restoration is complete and back in its original frame.