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Conservation Publications

2018

Albertson, Rita Piccione, “A Miracle of Saint Donatus of Arezzo: A Technical Study”, In: Leonardo, Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio: Early Paintings and New Attributions, Kanter, Laurence, Yale University Art Gallery (2018), pp.119-129

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “So delicate yet so strong and versatile – the use of paper in objects conservation”, Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, DOI: 10.1080/01971360.2018.1490134 (2018), pp.112-126

2017

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “So delicate yet so strong and versatile—the use of paper in objects conservation” Objects Specialty Group Postprints. Washington, D.C.: AIC (2017)

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “Stencil filling technique for ceramics, and the use of raking light during the filling processObjects Specialty Group Tip Session Postprints. Washington, D.C.: AIC (2017)

Chau, Amanda, and Drew Anderson, “The Sharp End of Conservation: The Reintroduction of Paint to a Mid-Nineteenth Century American Stained-Glass Window,” CVMA 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Stained Glass. Preprints. Sept 2017.

Chau, Amanda, “The Sharp End of Conservation: The Reintroduction of Paint to a Mid-19th Century Stained-Glass Window”, Poster at theAmerican Institute for Conservation’s 45th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 28-June 2, 2017

Chau, Amanda, ‘The Conservation of ‘An Episode of the Legend of the Seven Sleepers’ Medieval Stained Glass Panel from Rouen Cathedral’, Vidimus, (April 2017), p.109

Straehle, Birgit, P. Klausmeyer, M. Cushman, R. Albertson, “Silicone polymers for the removal of grime from a selectively varnished oil, graphite and ink painting”, In: Preprints of the Gels in Conservation Conference, London, UK, October 16 – 18, 2017

2016

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, Basso, Elena, Borges, Victor, Carò, Federico, Klausmeyer, Philip, de Lapérouse, Jean-Francois, Meighan, Melissa, Parry, Vicki, and Rugiadi, Martina, “Materials and Production Technologies of 11th-13th Century Iranian Gypsum Plaster Decoration”, 41st International Symposium on Archaeometry, Kalamata, Greece (ISA) (2016), pp.15-21

Burns, Nancy, Klausmeyer, Philip, and Spaulding, Eliza, “Unraveling Steichen’s Jean Simpson in Profile,” In: Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period, N. Burns and K. Wilson, eds., Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (2016), pp.64-67

Perier-D’Ieteren, Catheline, Maes DeWit Yvan and Albertson, Rita, (ed.), The Worcester Art Museum’s Last Judgment Tapestry, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (2016)

Spaulding, Eliza, “On the Conservation of Cyanotypes,” In: Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period, N. Burns and K. Wilson, eds., Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (2016), pp.30-35

2015

Artal-Isbrand, Paula and Klausmeyer, Philip, “Using Reflectance Transformation Imaging and 3D Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy to Evaluate Relief and Contour Lines on Ancient Attic Greek Vases” In: Microscopy Today, 23, No. 4 (2015), pp.30-35

Cushman, Matthew, Rita Albertson, and Philip Klausmeyer, “A Case Study in the Removal of a Lead Lining using a Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser”In: American Institute for Conservation Paintings Specialty Group, Postprints from Annual Meeting 2012, Vol 25, (2015), pp.62-70

Klausmeyer, Philip, Albertson, Rita, Rinck, Maja,Studio Tip: A Velcro-based Approach for Securing Polyester Batting Material to Backing Boards for Paintings In: AIC Paintings Specialty Group Postprints 28 (2015)

2014

Costello, Susan D. and Klausmeyer, Philip, “A re-united pair: The conservation, technical study, and ethical decisions involved in exhibiting two terracotta orante statues from Canosa” In: Studies in Conservation, 59, No. 6 (2014), pp.377-390

Khaleghi, Morteza, Dobrev, Ivo, Harrington, Ellery, Klausmeyer, Philip, Cushman, Matthew, and Furlong, Cosme, “Long-term effects of cyclic environmental conditions on paintings in museum exhibition by laser shearography” In: Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Springer, Cham, Volume 3 (2014), pp.283-288

2013

Artal-Isbrand, Paula and Klausmeyer, Philip, “Evaluation of the Relief Line and the Contour Line on Greek Red-Figure Vases using Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) and three-dimensional Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy” In: Studies in Conservation, 58, No. 4 (2013), pp.338-359

2012

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, Klausmeyer, Philip and Murray, Winifred, “An Evaluation of Decorative Techniques on a Red-Figure Attic Vase from the Worcester Art Museum using Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) and Confocal Microscopy with a Special Focus on the ‘Relief Line’”. In: P. Vandiver, W. Li, J.L. Ruvalcaba Sil, C.L. Reedy & L.D. Frame, eds. Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IX. New York: Cambridge University Press and Materials Research Society, vol. 1319 (2012), pp.3-33

Helfenstein, Eva, Eremin, Katherine, Newman, Richard, Gates, Glenn, Drayman-Weisser, Terry, Selvius DeRoo, Cathy, Klausmeyer, Philip, and Freestone, Ian, “Technical examination of enamels from the Botkin collection” In: Studies in Conservation 57, Supplement 1 (2012), pp.147-156

2011

Albertson, Rita, and Winifred Murray. “The Ethics of Inpainting”, Painting Conservation Catalog Volume 3: Inpainting, C. Metzger, C. Maines, J. Dunn, comps., American Institute for Conservation, Washington, DC (2011), pp.75 – 92

_____. “Ethics Glossary: A Reference for Inpainting-Related Concepts”, Painting Conservation Catalog Volume 3: Inpainting, C. Metzger, C. Maines, J. Dunn, comps., American Institute for Conservation, Washington, DC (2011), pp.93 - 100

_____. Book review of Mixing and Matching: Approaches to Retouching Paintings, Rebecca Ellison, Patricia Smithen and Rachel Turnbull, eds., Archetype Publications, London, 2010. Studies in Conservation 55-4 (2011), pp.313 – 316

Nevin, A., Burnstock, A., Cannon, J., Richardson, C., Campbell C., Cox, L., Hensick, T., Khandekar, N., Lie, H., Olivier, K., Wolohojian, S., Albertson, R., Klausmeyer, P., Murray, W., Strähle, B., Megens, L., van den Berg, K. J., Bellucci, R., Castelli, C., Frosinini, C., Vingtain, D,, May, R., and Guillon, and O., Buoillon, N., The development of an online methodology for interdisciplinary collaborative research: investigations of dispersed paintings by the Master of the Fogg Pietà/Maestro di Figline In: Preprints of the ICOM-CC 16th Triennial Conference, Lisbon Edited by: J Bridgeman, September 19–23, 2011

2010

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “The Use of Fibrous Cellulose as a Mold Material in the Compensation of Large Losses in Ceramics” In: International Council of Museums-Ceramics and Glass Conservation, Corning, NY, October 3-6, 2010, Edited by Hannelohre Roemich, Corning, NY (2010), p.229

2009

Klausmeyer, Philip, An Immunological Approach To The Analysis Of Art Materials: The Effect of Aging and Pigment Interaction on Antigenic Detection of Proteinaceous Paint Binding Media Using an Improved Protocol For Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays, PhD dissertation, Clark University, publisher Proquest Information and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI, ISBN # 978-1-109-43248-0, October 2009

Klausmeyer, Philip, Rita Albertson, Birgit Strähle, Robert Woodland, and Madelyn Schmidt, “The Effect of Accelerated Aging and Pigment Interaction on Antigenic Detection of Proteinaceous Binding Media Using an Improved Protocol for Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent AssaysIn: AIC Paintings Specialty Group Postprints 22 (2009), pp.1-19

Klausmeyer, Philip, Murray, Winifred, Albertson Rita, Schroer Carla, and Mudge Mark, “Reflectance Transformation Imaging: A New Conservation Tool for Examination and DocumentationPresented at the General Session of the 37th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation, Los Angeles, CA, May 2009

Pocobene, Gianfranco, Smith, Kate, Chang, Angela, Klausmeyer, Philip, Gates, Glenn, Khandakar, Narayan, and Stoicescu, Ruxandra, “Chapter 10: The 2003-4 Restoration” In: John Singer Sargent's ‘Triumph of Religion’ at the Boston Public Library: Creation and Restoration, edited by Khandakar, Narayan., Pocobene, Gianfranco., and Smith, Kate., Yale University Art press (2009) pp.193-215

2008

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “Paul Revere Silver at the Worcester Art Museum: Understanding the Technique and the Craft of a Master” In: Silver Magazine (November-December, 2008), pp.12-16

Klausmeyer, Philip, Albertson Rita, Schmidt Madelyn, Woodland Robert, Blewett Morwenna, “Analysis and Treatment of a Painting by Kees Van Dongen: FTIR and ELISA as Complementary Techniques in the Analysis of Art Materials” ePreservation Science online journal, Vol. 6 (2008)

2007

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, Book review of Conservation of the Last Judgment Mosaic, St. Vitus Cathedral, Edited by F. Piqué and S. Dusan, Getty Trust Publications: Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 2005, JAIC 46 (2007), pp.75-85

2006

Blewett, Morwenna and Klausmeyer, Philip, “Kees Van Dongen's ‘Reclining Nude’: preliminary notes on the artist's varnish and an unrelated surface phenomenon”. Postprints, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Paintings Specialty Group, Providence, RI, vol. 18 (2006), pp.113-116

Blewett, Morwenna, and Philip Klausmeyer, “Prudery Uncovered: The Re-attribution, Technical Examination, Conservation History and Recent Treatment of a Small Flemish Panel Painting.” Poster presented at the 34th Annual Conference of the American Institute for Conservation, Minneapolis, MN, June 2006

Blewett, Morwenna, and Philip Klausmeyer, “Beads of Change: The Technical Analysis and Treatment of a Painting by Kees Van Dongen”poster, International Institute for Conservation Conference, Berlin,Germany, Aug. 2006

2005

Artal-Isbrand, Paula and Vignalo, Alisa, “The Worcester Hunt Mosaic: A Sixty-five-Year Treatment History” Postprints of the Seventh Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) Thessalonica (Greece), 29 October-3 November, 2002, Thessalonica (2005), pp.223-233

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “The Mosaic Conservation Campaign: Three Case Studies” In: The Arts of Antioch: Art Historical and Scientific Approaches to Roman Mosaics and a Catalogue of the Worcester Art Museum Antioch Collection, Edited by Lawrence Becker and Christine Kondoleon, Princeton University Press (2005), pp.80-111

Becker, Lawrence (ed.); and Kondoleon, Christine (ed.), The Arts of Antioch: Art Historical and Scientific Approaches to Roman Mosaics and a Catalogue of the Worcester Art Museum Antioch Collection, Princeton University Press (2005), Winner of the 2007 Award for Distinction in Scholarship and Conservation, The College Art Association/Heritage Preservation http://press.princeton.edu/titles/7982.html

2003

Artal-Isbrand, Paula and Nunberg, Sarah, “New Solutions for Loss Compensation on Mosaics at the Worcester Art Museum” In: the Postprints of the Sixth Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics, Arles/Saint Romain-en-Galles, France November 22-28, 1999, Arles (2003), pp.313-321

2002

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “The Conservation of Antioch Mosaics at the Worcester Art Museum” In: the Postprints of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works conference, Dallas, 2001, Objects Specialty Group, (2002), pp.136-149

Artal-Isbrand, Paula; Becker, Lawrence; and Wypyski, Mark, “Remains of Gilding and Ground Layers on a Roman Marble Statue of Hygieia” In: Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Stone: ASMOSIA 5, Edited by John Herrmann, Jr., Norman Herz, and Richard Newman, Archetype Publications, London (2002), pp.196-200

1999

Brigham, David; Mills, Laura; and Klausmeyer, Philip, Online Catalog of Early American Paintings in the Worcester Art Museum. (October 1999) /Collection/Early_American/

1998

Artal-Isbrand, Paula, “A minimally intrusive Filling and Stabilization Solution for very fragile archaeological Glass Objects” In: International Council of Museums-Ceramics, Glass and Related Materials Conservation Group, Helsinki, Finland, September 1998, Edited by Alice Paterakis, Institute of Arts and Design, Department of Conservation Studies, Vantaa, Finland (1998), pp.13-16