The artist is Serebryakova

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The state of safety before restoration:

The self -portrait entered the restoration in connection with the progressive process of separating the thin sheet of the paper base from cardboard. Significant deformations of Verzhe paper were observed in the folking sections, threatening the colorful layer of pastel, rigid fractures in places of the greatest accumulation of dubbing glue. There were significant scuffs of a colorful layer over the entire surface.

Complex of the events:

During the restoration process, a paper sheet with the image was mechanically separated from dubbing cardboard; the back of the remains of glue. The sheet is plasticized, the deformations are eliminated by the method of distant moisture on the back side, followed by a light long press through the Mylar film. The sheet is returned to duplicate cardboard; The scuffs and loss of the colorful layer are tinted with pastel pencils “Derwent”.

Keeping a story. Restoration workshop of the Russian Museum – 100 years. SPb, 2022. WITH. 169.

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