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N.º 13-14
2011
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Conservation of a group of Chinese paintings and calligraphies from the Camilo Pessanha collection: an example of a "less oriental" approach

Miguel J. L. Lourenço, Isabel Zarazúa Astigarraga, João Paulo Dias

* mjll@campus.fct.unl.pt

Abstract

This paper presents the conservation treatment of a group of twenty Chinese calligraphies and paintings. These artworks are part of the Camilo Pessanha (1867-1926) collection that belongs to the Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, and are currently on loan to the Museu do Oriente in Lisbon. The project was managed by the Fundação Oriente, and carried out at the conservation and restoration department of the Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação. There were three groups of works of art: scrolls with paintings and calligraphy on paper; scrolls with paintings on gilded paper; and paintings on silk. A brief characterization of the oriental scroll is followed by an overview of the traditional oriental conservation techniques for this type of art, as well as recently described practices. Ethical and theoretical considerations relating to the conservation treatments will be also discussed.

Keywords

Calligraphy
China
Conservation
Paper
Painting
Scroll
Silk

Language

Portuguese

Original title

Conservação de um conjunto de pinturas e caligrafias chinesas da colecção de Camilo Pessanha: exemplo de uma abordagem "aquém-oriental"

DOI

10.14568/cp13-14_4

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Conservar Património:
Lourenço, M. J. L.; Astigarraga, I. Z.; Dias, J. P., 'Conservação de um conjunto de pinturas e caligrafias chinesas da colecção de Camilo Pessanha: exemplo de uma abordagem "aquém-oriental"', Conservar Património 13-14 (2011) 37-57, https://doi.org/10.14568/cp13-14_4.

APA:
Lourenço, M. J. L., Astigarraga, I. Z., & Dias, J. P. (2011). Conservação de um conjunto de pinturas e caligrafias chinesas da colecção de Camilo Pessanha: exemplo de uma abordagem "aquém-oriental". Conservar Património, 13-14 37-57. DOI:10.14568/cp13-14_4.

Chicago:
Lourenço, Miguel J. L., Isabel Zarazúa Astigarraga, and João Paulo Dias. 2011. "Conservação de um conjunto de pinturas e caligrafias chinesas da colecção de Camilo Pessanha: exemplo de uma abordagem "aquém-oriental"." Conservar Património 13-14:37-57. doi:10.14568/cp13-14_4.

NP405:
LOURENÇO, Miguel J. L. [et al.] – Conservação de um conjunto de pinturas e caligrafias chinesas da colecção de Camilo Pessanha: exemplo de uma abordagem "aquém-oriental". Conservar Património. ISSN 1646043X. 13-14 (2011) 37-57.

ABNT:
LOURENÇO, Miguel J. L.; ASTIGARRAGA, Isabel Zarazúa; DIAS, João Paulo. Conservação de um conjunto de pinturas e caligrafias chinesas da colecção de Camilo Pessanha: exemplo de uma abordagem "aquém-oriental". Conservar Património, Lisboa, v. 13-14, p. 37-57, 2011. Disponível em: <https://doi.org/10.14568/cp13-14_4>. Acesso em: .

History

Received: 2011-05-03
Revised: 2012-02-22
Accepted: 2012-02-24Online: 2017-10-3
Publication: 2012-3-29

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