Harley Griffiths, a restorer at the NGV in the 1950s working on Boudin's <em>The port of Le Havre</em><br/>

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Goya: Impossible Monsters

Louise Wilson, Conservator of Paper and Ruth Shervington, Senior Conservator of Paper document the materials and techniques of Francisco Goya’s intaglio prints.

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Frederic McCubbin: The North Wind

A conservation project undertaken by Michael Varcoe-Cocks with Raye Collins, Daryl Howard and MaryJo Lelyveld.

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Essays

Flicking the switch

Suzi Shaw

Reframing Swynnerton

Jason King

The craft and care of Chinese lacquer

Suzi Shaw

The case of the fraudulent fur

Kate Douglas

The secret of the doll’s dress

Kate Douglas

Framing the modern: Twentieth-century picture frames in Melbourne and beyond

Holly McGowan-Jackson

Conservator insight: Conoid, bench, 1966

Suzi Shaw

Unworldly Goods

Glenn Adamson, Suzi Shaw and Skye Firth

Shedding new light on James Tissot’s An interesting story

Raye Collins

Dame Elisabeth’s embroidered garden

Kate Douglas and Didee Knight

Exploring frames and framing in late 19th century Melbourne through the transcription of Thallon’s ledger 1888/89–1903

Holly McGowan-Jackson

The restorer’s mark: investigating the past restoration of an NGV chair

Suzi Shaw

Gothic snowflake

Kate Douglas

Hidden behind the candlelight

Carl Villis

Zaha Hadid: Wave sofa 1988

Suzi Shaw

A hard day’s night: conserving David McDiarmid’s collaged works on paper

Sarah Brown

Revealing the hand of the craftsman

Suzi Shaw

A riveting past

Marika Strohschnieder

The articulate landscape of Thomas Clark

Caitlin Breare

Pietà

Marika Strohschnieder

In her likeness: Recasting the stories of famous women in art

Jessica Lehmann, Billie Phillips, Sophie Gerhard and Dr Maria Quirk

A Fresh view of Spring: reframing a Streeton landscape

Jason King

Making whole again: Re-creating large missing ornaments on two frames

Holly McGowan-Jackson

Tool box of a frame maker

Jessica Lehmann

Caring For Your Frames

Holly McGowan-Jackson

What do frame maker labels reveal?

Holly McGowan-Jackson

A closer look at the Poussin frame and frame-making in early 18th century Paris

MaryJo Lelyveld

The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras (1875) frame treatment

MaryJo Lelyveld

Framers in Focus: Nineteenth-century Melbourne frame makers

Holly McGowan-Jackson

Framers in Focus: Elizabeth (Lillie) Williamson

Holly McGowan-Jackson and Jessica Lehmann

Framers in Focus: J. Caro

Holly McGowan-Jackson

Framers in Focus: Gill’s Fine Art Gallery

Holly McGowan-Jackson and Jessica Lehmann

Framers in Focus: Artistic Stationery Company (James Buxton)

Holly McGowan-Jackson and Jessica Lehmann

An ode to the airbag

Dianne Whittle

Sheep conservation: A hard slide

Trude Ellingsen

Shining a light on low-pressure sodium lamps in DESTINY

Janelle Borig

Woven air: Reviving a regency dress

Ellen Doyle and Kate Douglas

Bringing to light Hans Heysen’s Sunshine and shadow

Raymonda Rajkowski

The paper trail: a study of watermarks in the National Gallery of Victoria’s collection of Albrecht Dürer prints

Louise Wilson

A perfect fit: conservation of Porcelaine

Kate Douglas

What is in a title? Dick Watkins’s Rain in West Pymble

Raymonda Rajkowski

Fragile beauty: emu eggs in early Australian gold and silverware

Marika Strohschnieder

Beneath the surface: X-rays reveal a different story

Raye Collins and Carl Villis

A revelation: the X-ray of Herbert Badham’s Paint and morning tea (1937)

Raye Collins

Verso: revealing the secret life of paintings

Laurie Benson & Michael Varcoe-Cocks

Susanna Highmore by Joseph Highmore: a father’s perspective

Carl Villis

Picture perfect: Pictorialism and its processes

Pip Morrison

La Petite, Evening Dress

Danielle Whitfield, Susan van Wyk and Bronwyn Cosgrove

A scrap album worthy of a fancy dress

Kate Douglas

Illuminating: conservation of neon lights

Trude Ellingsen

Brilliant vision: the making of Van Dyck’s dazzling portrait of Rachel de Ruvigny

Carl Villis

Encompassing an empire

Holly McGowan-Jackson

Technical insights to Elizabeth Thompson’s The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras 1875

Michael Varcoe-Cocks

Lady Elizabeth Hamilton’s hidden gesture

Carl Villis

Conservator Insight: Japanese Modernism display systems

Ruth Shervington

‘Unfolding’ Japanese screens

Ruth Shervington

To see a world in a grain of sand: a closer look at the ‘Melbourne Blakes’

Louise Wilson

Eugene von Guérard: Nature Revealed

Michael Varcoe-Cocks

The Poussin Project

Carl Villis

Art Journal

‘Le nostre done cornute’

Elisabetta Gnignera

A fresh profile

Carl Villis

Conservation live: the John Herbert Public Conservation Project

Michael Varcoe-Cocks

Unrolled: John Rogers Herbert and the monumental Moses in the National Gallery of Victoria

Nancy Langham Hooper

The National Gallery of Victoria’s Virgin and Child, by a follower of Jan van Eyck: a continuing reassessment

Carl Villis

The lives of a man’s eighteenth-century coat

Paola Di Trocchio

Two insights into Auguste Rodin’s The thinker

François Blanchetière and David Thurrowgood

The art of Frederick McCubbin: a view of his materials and technique

Bridget Whitelaw, John Payne & Gillian Leahy

The Aspremont Psalter-Hours: the making of a manuscript

Margaret Manion, Lyndsay Knowles & John Payne

Exploring a fifteenth-century garden: a restoration uncovers the past

John Payne

Rembrandt etchings on oriental papers: papers in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria

Jacobus van Breda

Horses bathing in the sea by Lucy Kemp-Welch (1869–1958): A close examination

Linda Waters

The Resurrection of The descent from the Cross : an early-sixteenth-century Antwerp panel is brought out of storage

John Payne

Finding light in the shadows: the cleaning and restoration of Tiepolo’s The banquet of Cleopatra

John Payne & Carl Villis

Veronese and friends: a technical examination of Nobleman between active and contemplative life

John Payne

Framing Nicholas Caire, Fairy scene at the Landslip, Black’s Spur c. 1878

Isobel Crombie, Angeletta Leggio & Holly McGowan-Jackson

A Brush with Fidelity: Three works by Eugène von Guérard

Michael Varcoe-Cocks

The Melbourne Finding of Moses: steps towards a new attribution

Zoë Willis

Two New Attributions: a Tocqué and a Bellotto in Melbourne

Carl Villis

Edgar Degas’s Portrait of a woman

Dr Ted Gott

Seeing into the past: an enquiry into the compositional development of Robert Dowling’s Tasmanian Aborigines

Michael Varcoe-Cocks