Restaurations - Restitutions

Any act of restoration of a work of art is not the abstract total of a series of technical and scientific actions. It is based, similarly to a reconstruction, on an assembly of choices and values which first of all involves consideration by the art historian and then the involvement of the restorer.
By following specific cases and actual files, this collection attempts to describe a technical process, but also seeks an artistically shaped and poetic truth, which time and men have masked.

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