Gainsborough Products, LLC

Oil Painting Restoration and Conservation Supplies Since 1974
Telephone: 1-800-227-2186

 

Oil Painting Cleaning and Varnish Removal

The photographs below show the cleaning of an oil painting and results that can be expected from cleaning and varnish removal. Click on the images to enlarge.

Oil Painting Cleaning

Gainsborough's Emulsion Cleaner is applied with a cotton swab to remove smoke and dirt from the painting.

Cleaning Before and After

A partially cleaned oil painting showing the result of removing smoke and dirt.

Varnish Removal

A partially cleaned oil painting showing the result of removing yellowed varnish.