Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Remounting an Old Painting

Remember the painting I bought at auction of the Sagi 鷺 which is a heron or egret in Japan. This is the work I did today. First I cut away all the borders. I could have removed by applying water, but this was sufficient.

Next I removed all the old backing paper called Urauchi from the painting.

Lastly, I applied a new first layer of paper called Hada Urauchi to the painting.

I hope you like how it is progressing.

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