Versão em português
N.º 30
2019
pp. 21-33

 

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Microclimate frame for paintings on canvas exposed to extreme fluctuations in relative humidity

Sara Sá1,2,, Isabel Pombo Cardoso1,2 , Leslie Carlyle1,2 , Raquel Marques1,2 

1 Departamento de Conservação e Restauro, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Campus Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

2 LAQV-REQUIMTE, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Campus Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

* sr.sa@campus.fct.unl.pt

Abstract

Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal is aiming to exhibit three oil portraits on canvas from the 19th century in the Tide Mill of Corroios. Due to its location, intrinsic to its function of Tide Mill, the building exhibits environmental conditions characterized by severe fluctuations in temperature and relative humidity. This work aims to propose a model of microclimate frame that offers a solution for the continued preservation of the three paintings. The frame's design was chosen based on the study of the environmental conditions (temperature and relative humidity) of the exhibition room at the Tide Mill as well as in the results of an in situ experiment involving model frames. The proposal here described, a microclimate frame with silica gel as buffering material, considered the designs presented in the literature, the individual needs of the paintings and, finally, the available budget.

Keywords

Tide mill
Oil paintings on canvas
Fluctuations in relative humidity
Microclimate frame
Microclimate
Silica gel

Language

Portuguese

Original title

Moldura microclimática para pinturas sobre tela expostas a flutuações intensas de humidade relativa

DOI

10.14568/cp2017042

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Conservar Património:
Sá, S.; Cardoso, I. P.; Carlyle, L.; Marques, R., 'Moldura microclimática para pinturas sobre tela expostas a flutuações intensas de humidade relativa', Conservar Património 30 (2019) 21-33, https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2017042.

APA:
Sá, S., Cardoso, I. P., Carlyle, L., & Marques, R. (2019). Moldura microclimática para pinturas sobre tela expostas a flutuações intensas de humidade relativa. Conservar Património, 30 21-33. DOI:10.14568/cp2017042.

Chicago:
Sá, Sara, Isabel Pombo Cardoso, Leslie Carlyle, and Raquel Marques. 2019. "Moldura microclimática para pinturas sobre tela expostas a flutuações intensas de humidade relativa." Conservar Património 30:21-33. doi:10.14568/cp2017042.

NP405:
SÁ, Sara [et al.] – Moldura microclimática para pinturas sobre tela expostas a flutuações intensas de humidade relativa. Conservar Património. [Em linha]. 30 (2019) 21-33 [Consult. ]. Disponível em WWW: <URL:https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2017042>. ISSN 21829942.

ABNT:
SÁ, Sara et al. Moldura microclimática para pinturas sobre tela expostas a flutuações intensas de humidade relativa. Conservar Património, Lisboa, v. 30, p. 21-33, 2019. Disponível em: <https://doi.org/10.14568/cp2017042>. Acesso em: .

History

Received: 2017-11-22
Revised: 2018-1-31
Accepted: 2018-2-26
Online: 2018-3-16
Publication: 2019-1-10

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