Nakia Martin Oil Painting


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Oh...the Cat and Dog scene. This one was in really bad shape. The frame needed cleaning and the painting was in tatters...more than a century of smoke and grime.

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Someone had tried to repair the painting from the back with iron on patches. This did a lot to bubble the paint on the surface, but little to repair the rips.

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The painting was re-lined onto a new canvas and the cleaning process begins above the girls head to the right and left.

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A quick peek at one of the puncture wounds near the upper right corner.

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This is an overall view of some of the mess below.

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This is a full view of the painting re-lined on the new canvas and the cleaning process started.



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The painting is now stretched on the new canvas and ready for the varnish.

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She's alive, she's alive. Now the portrait of a young girl comes alive.

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The Dog and the Cat are much brighter and crisper.



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Fully framed...the client, a strong and powerful Black Man, was truly touched by this transformation.


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