The Restoration of War Correspondent by SUN Xiangyang——An Analysis of the Attitude of Modern Restoration Towards the Previous Overlays in Works
GU Qirong;Shanghai Instiute of Visual Arts;
In this restoration, the biggest issue is the flaking of the paint layer, and it was still deteriorating before the treatment. Restorers have retouched the flaking with oil color many times in the past. These overpainting altered the original image of the painting and some of them covered the original color. This paper studies historical altitudes towards overpainting at different times by comparing and discussing types of overpainting in different situations, in order to find an appropriate treatment for the overpainting in this painting.