Portrait miniature before conservation, untitled, by Rosalba Giovanna Carriera

Portrait miniature before conservation, untitled, by Rosalba Giovanna Carriera

Portrait miniature before conservation
Untitled
Rosalba Giovanna Carriera
About 1710
Watercolour on ivory
Museum no. Evans.74

This image shows an area of flaking paint and paint loss. This is a common problem with watercolour on ivory miniatures due to lack of adhesion between paint layer and support. This photograph shows the condition before treatment. Micrograph x20.