Art Restoration

Leonardo Galleries specializes in fine art restoration and appraisal. We provide restoration services for works on canvas, paper, wood, textile, stone and ceramics. Restoration may range from cleaning and repairing paintings, restoring old or damaged photographs, repairing damaged ceramics and sculptural works, as well as refinishing old frames to their original lustre.
Our restorers have the expertise and experience with many facets of art restoration. Skilled in working with delicate and sensitive pieces, our restoration specialists can be relied upon to work wonders with pieces once considered beyond repair.
Art appraisal and damage assessments are done at the gallery, as well as, on site and our clients include major insurance companies.

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Examples of Restoration

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Before

An older oil painting covered with deposits (dirt, dust, smoke),  accumulated over decades. Very few details of the painting were still visible.

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After

After cleaning and varnishing the original vibrant colours and details of the painting were revealed.

Art Restoration

Leonardo Galleries specializes in fine art restoration and appraisal. We provide restoration services for works on canvas, paper, wood, textile, stone and ceramics. Restoration may range from cleaning and repairing paintings, restoring old or damaged photographs, repairing damaged ceramics and sculptural works, as well as refinishing old frames to their original lustre.
Our restorers have the expertise and experience with many facets of art restoration. Skilled in working with delicate and sensitive pieces, our restoration specialists can be relied upon to work wonders with pieces once considered beyond repair.
Art appraisal and damage assessments are done at the gallery, as well as, on site and our clients include major insurance companies.

Restorer Using Scalpel

Art Restoration

Leonardo Galleries specializes in fine art restoration and appraisal. We provide restoration services for works on canvas, paper, wood, textile, stone and ceramics. Restoration may range from cleaning and repairing paintings, restoring old or damaged photographs, repairing damaged ceramics and sculptural works, as well as refinishing old frames to their original lustre.
Our restorers have the expertise and experience with many facets of art restoration. Skilled in working with delicate and sensitive pieces, our restoration specialists can be relied upon to work wonders with pieces once considered beyond repair.
Art appraisal and damage assessments are done at the gallery, as well as, on site and our clients include major insurance companies.

Restorer Using Scalpel

Art Restoration

Leonardo Galleries specializes in fine art restoration and appraisal. We provide restoration services for works on canvas, paper, wood, textile, stone and ceramics. Restoration may range from cleaning and repairing paintings, restoring old or damaged photographs, repairing damaged ceramics and sculptural works, as well as refinishing old frames to their original lustre.
Our restorers have the expertise and experience with many facets of art restoration. Skilled in working with delicate and sensitive pieces, our restoration specialists can be relied upon to work wonders with pieces once considered beyond repair.
Art appraisal and damage assessments are done at the gallery, as well as, on site and our clients include major insurance companies.

Restorer Using Scalpel

Art Restoration

Leonardo Galleries specializes in fine art restoration, damage assessments, and art appraisals. 

We provide restoration services for works on canvas, paper, wood, textile, stone, and ceramics. Restoration may range from cleaning and repairing paintings, restoring old or damaged photographs, repairing damaged ceramics and sculptural works, as well as refinishing old frames to their original beauty.
Our restorers have the expertise and experience with many facets of art restoration. Skilled in working with delicate and sensitive pieces, our restoration specialists can be relied upon to work wonders with pieces once considered beyond repair.
Damage assessments are done at the gallery, as well as, on-site. 

Restorer Using Scalpel
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Before

Stains on an old illustration on paper caused by using acidic framing materials. The effects of acidification are very visible over the entire lower part of the illustration. Significant foxing occurred on the left and bottom-right side, 

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After

After de-acidification, the illustration was restored to its original look

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Before

An old oil painting on wood. The painting was dirty, damaged and had broken into three separate pieces.

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After

The painting was reassembled into one piece, cleaned, restored and framed.

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Before

This example is an old oil painting which had a huge tear and significant accumulation of surface dirt.

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After

Once professionally restored, the tear has entirely disappeared. After the painting was thoroughly cleaned and varnished it was returned to its original appearance.