Which has often raised aversion due to its applicative limitation and poor effect. However acqua di calce (special technique for consolidation) detained good resoluts especially in a project supported be the superintendency of cultural heritage of Brescia the restoring of the paintings. The restoring of the paintings in the chapel Cavalcabò in the church S. Agostino in Cremona (painting by Bonifacio Bembo and others). This chapel in one of the most important exemples of late gothic art, which survived the restoration during the 18th and 20th centuries mainly thanks to Guido Gregorietti’s work in 1951-1952. The project of the superintendency of cultural heritage in 1994-1995 of the chapel focused on the materials, the execution technique and the deterioration the aim was to restored the original plastering dating back to 15th century and to preserve the sing left by the following interventions. Acqua di calce has proved to be a fixing and consolidation agent thanks to its basic solution and the small quantite of calcium hydroxide. Moreover it is compatible with the original plastering and the restering materials. The invention was studied carefully because of technical difficulties like the consolidation of the internal parts of the plastering. Realised on fragile materials without any pre-consolidation. The results are now discussed, more than 10 years later.

ANCORA SULL'ACQUA DI CALCE. IL RESTAURO DELLA CAPPELLA CAVALCABO' A DIECI ANNI DALL'INTERVENTO

SCALA B;
2007

Abstract

Which has often raised aversion due to its applicative limitation and poor effect. However acqua di calce (special technique for consolidation) detained good resoluts especially in a project supported be the superintendency of cultural heritage of Brescia the restoring of the paintings. The restoring of the paintings in the chapel Cavalcabò in the church S. Agostino in Cremona (painting by Bonifacio Bembo and others). This chapel in one of the most important exemples of late gothic art, which survived the restoration during the 18th and 20th centuries mainly thanks to Guido Gregorietti’s work in 1951-1952. The project of the superintendency of cultural heritage in 1994-1995 of the chapel focused on the materials, the execution technique and the deterioration the aim was to restored the original plastering dating back to 15th century and to preserve the sing left by the following interventions. Acqua di calce has proved to be a fixing and consolidation agent thanks to its basic solution and the small quantite of calcium hydroxide. Moreover it is compatible with the original plastering and the restering materials. The invention was studied carefully because of technical difficulties like the consolidation of the internal parts of the plastering. Realised on fragile materials without any pre-consolidation. The results are now discussed, more than 10 years later.
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