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Begincolloquium – Gijs Eumelen

Analysis of Metal Soap Induced Cracking of Oil Paintings

A phenomenon which is observed in oil paintings is metal soap formation. These metal soaps cause different kind of problems inside the painting. They pultrude through the paint, cause color loss and can cause delamination of the paint.