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Eri Hosokawa
Eri Hosokawa

Nationality: Japanese
Course: Restoration of Paintings
Program: Internship Program
Period : Jun. 12, 2017 - Jun. 8, 2018

To add more practical experience in my career, I decided to study in Florence, the home of restoration work. I wish to improve my painting restoration techniques by experiencing various types of restoration works as well as learning the latest restoration techniques. I am looking forward to letting you know about my daily life in Florence and my weekend visits to churches, museums, and so on.

より実践的な経験を積むために、修復の都フィレンツェで学ぶことにしました。多くの事例に触れ技術の向上を目指し、最新の処置法や素材などもしっか り勉強していきたいと思います。こちらでの生活の様子やイベント、週末に訪れる教会や美術館などもお伝えしていきたいと思います。宜しくお願いします。

Feb. 09, 2017 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Eri Hosokawa | Course: Restoration of Paintings

Painting Restoration 42-Internship Course 2015-2017

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After putting base colors on all the deficits of the drawing and varnished over them, colors are added using resin paints. I start from the deficits then fix all other minor scratches to finish it up.

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At the Uffizi Gallery, there is a small exhibition of arts reserved by Carabinieri (Italian National Military Police) going on now. As Italy being one of the world’s most dedicated countries for conserving arts, there exists a special military unit in charge of collecting arts and cultural assets lost after the World Wars, keeping custody of arts that suffered damages from thefts or terrorisms, and the excavation work in dangerous areas. At the exhibition, you can see a variety of the first-class arts from pots and jewelries made during the ancient Greek era to Renaissance drawings. You can even view very interesting movies of arts when they got back from theft, as well as actual excavation work.

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