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    Question asked 2018-04-17 00:23:13 ... Most recent comment 2018-04-17 10:00:31
    Animal Glue Flexible Supports Rigid Supports
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    ​Hello,

    Is it possible to safely mount a finished painting on linen (Rabbit skin glue, Lead oil ground) onto a rigid support in order to avoid potential problems caused by the hydroscopic properties of the glue? If so, how can this be done?

    Thank you!

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  • EditDeleteModerator Answer

    ​You are not the first to ask this question on MITRA. If you enter "BEVA" into the search field you will pull up a few threads that you might find interesting including these two:https://www.artcons.udel.edu/mitra/forums/question?QID=95

    https://www.artcons.udel.edu/mitra/forums/question?QID=266

    Also we have some information on how to work with BEVA and rigid supports in our "Rigid Supports" document in the resources section...however in general we do not recommend attempting this for various reasons outlined in the previous threads. Please let us know if you have additional questions on this topic.

    Kristin deGhetaldi
    2018-04-17 10:00:31
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