OLD WORLD RESTORATIONS OF CINCINNATI UNCOVERS UNKNOWN WORK BY DUNCANSON WORTH $300,000 The oil on canvas landscape by Robert Scott Duncanson was completed in 1868 and restored by Old World in March 2009.
the over painting was removed, using all reversible procedures, the sky returned to its original hue. Old World’s inch by inch restoration took nearly eight weeks to complete but the result was worth the wait.
The owner of the restored Duncnason has placed the work on long term loan to the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, KY where the chief curator, Ruth Cloudman said, “It’s a fantastical landscape. When the opportunity came up to have one of his paintings on extended loan we knew that would be very exciting.”
Old World Restorations has been in business since 1978, specializing in conservation and restoration of paintings, frames, decorative objects and works on paper offering restoration options that range from the most basic repairs, such as simple cleaning or reassembly, to complete restorations that are invisible to the naked eye. Old World Restorations and Eisele Gallery of Fine Art are located at 5729 Dragon Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227, (513)271-5459, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
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This is the restored Duncanson with the original colors intact.