Dolloff Francis W ; Perkinson, Roy L. How to Care for Works of Art on Paper. Museum Of Fine Arts Boston, 1971. ISBN: 0878460551. Some edge wear. Unmarked text. 48p. Good. Paperback. (#31156) $12.00
Covers the history of papermaking, the enemies of paper, matting and framing, restoration, etc. Bibliography. Illustrated.
An indispensable guide to solving the many problems of framing, exhibiting, and storing works of art on paper.
There are easy-to-follow instructions on tools and materials for matting pictures and suggestions for choosing the proper colors and proportions. The concluding section gives an interesting glimpse of a restorer at work as he restores a valuable 15th-century woodcut.
Loose papers about conservation lain into book.
Two volumes: (1) American Rooms (37 rooms). (2) European Rooms including a Chinese and Japanese Interior (31 rooms). Art Institute of Chicago stickers on the back of each volume.
The Thorne Miniature Rooms enable one to glimpse elements of interiors from the late 13th century to the 1930s and furnishings from the 17th century to the 1930s. Painstakingly constructed on a scale of one inch to one foot, these fascinating models were conceived by Mrs. James Ward Thorne of Chicago and constructed between 1932 and 1940 by master craftsmen according to her specifications. Black and white plates in both volumes.