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Price List for Oil Painting Cleaning, Restoration & Repair
Contact me for a free appraisal of what can be done to reverse the effects of accidents, neglect and time.
Portrait Oil painting (circa 1860) cleaned, rips and cracks fixed.
Cracks minimized and flattened, missing paint replaced.
This large oil painting with rips and holes was cleaned and restored.
Peeling, chipping and missing paint was stabilized and restored.
Painting cleaned, patched, and missing paint replaced
Yellowed varnish and years of smoke were cleaned from this antique painting.
There's a $500 minimum charge, per painting.
Simple cleaning, varnish removal & re-varnishing
$1 per square inch.
Relining onto new canvas or panel
.90 per square inch.
Extras may include:
Re-stretching the canvas. $25 + up
New stretcher bars $25 + up
Frame repair per estimate.
Custom framing is available.
Cleaning Cost Examples:
8"x10" painting (80 sq. inches)
$80 to clean & varnish
= $500 minimum charge.
24"x30" painting (480 sq. inches)
= $720 to clean & varnish
Most jobs range from $500- $2,500,
depending on the amount of restoration involved
and the size of the painting.
For example, an 8" x 10" painting with a small hole
could be cleaned, lined, repaired and varnished for $500;
A 30" x 40" portrait with a rip and missing paint
may cost $2,500 or more.
Contact us for an estimate 1-888-523-6732 (Toll-free USA)
Detail of an antique painting in the process of
Remove the effects of smoke damage,
water damage, mold and darkened varnish.
Oil paint oxidizes when it dries, and becomes dull over time.
This is especially evident in paintings which have never been varnished. Cleaning and nourishing the paint surface, followed by varnishing, can restore the colors to reflect the artist's original vision.
Fix holes and scratches in paintings
Canvas repair and reweaving;
gouges in panels repaired and repainted.
Replace lost and damaged paint
Professional color matching, inpainting and retouching.
Non-yellowing protective varnish with UV light filtering qualities provides maximum surface protection.
Stabilize paintings: Reline paintings
Fragile canvasses can be mounted on a variety of new surfaces including linen, canvas and hardboards. Relining stabilizes the painting and relaxes the paint film. It also retards the progression of stress cracks and other damage caused by uneven tension, flexing and mishandling.
Insurance claim estimates
We are glad to provide repair estimates for insurance claims.
Clean Oil Painting is located at The Woodshed Gallery, 1243 Pond Street, Franklin MA 02038
Walk-in Hours: Thursday & Friday, 10-5, Saturday 10-3
Appointments are available at other times.
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