by Dr Caroline Rae, Caroline Villers Research Fellowship holder, 25 January 2017
Dr Caroline Rae takes us through a technical examination of jewellery and gold brocade painting in three Jacobean portraits.
by Helen Smailes and Lesley Stevenson, 03 August 2016 1 Comments
A new acquisition by Scottish artist Alexander Carse goes on display following conservation treatment.
by Lucinda Lax, Senior Curator, 30 October 2015
Lucinda Lax introduces a new acquisition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery
by Charlotte Park, Conservation Technician, 03 August 2015 4 Comments
Charlotte Park, Conservation Technician, discusses the recent process of framing some large Lichtenstein screen prints
by Lesley Stevenson, 02 July 2015
Lesley Stevenson, a paintings conservator at the National Galleries of Scotland, discusses an exciting overseas partnership for 2015: a pair of 15th century Italian angels return to Florence from Edinburgh.
by Lesley Stevenson, 28 April 2015 2 Comments
Back in March our Senior Paintings Conservator Lesley Stevenson introduced us to an exciting restoration project taking place in Florence. The Scottish National Gallery's panel by Piero di Cosimo is undergoing conservation treatment and here she gives us an update of what has been happening.
by Keith Morrison, Conservator, 24 April 2015
Conservator Keith Morrison was part of the team that restored the stars on the ceiling at Portrait Gallery. Here, he tells us how they did it.
by Lesley Stevenson, 16 March 2015 4 Comments
Lesley Stevenson, Senior Paintings Conservator at the National Galleries of Scotland, introduces the Piero di Cosimo conservation project
by Lucinda Lax and Keith Morrison, 02 December 2014
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery recently acquired a new full-length Raeburn portrait that was still in its original frame. To prepare the painting for display the frame underwent a programme of restoration by frame conservator Keith Morrison. The portrait is now on display in its spectacular frame.