The Dutch Method Unfolded

Welcome to the interactive website of the masterclass The Dutch Method Unfolded!

The masterclass is a multidisciplinary program that aims to help professionals in the fields of art history and conservation to better understand the physical condition of wax-resin lined paintings. It also provides a platform to share expertise on the topic of wax-resin lining and reflect on the consequences of the treatment for today’s conservation approaches and art history. By expending the specific knowledge and skills of conservation specialists active in the field, the program contributes to the conservation of paintings that have been subjected to wax-resin lined treatment.

The masterclass is organized by Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project which aims to contribute to the conservation of wax-resin lined paintings through research and educational activities. It is funded by the Getty Foundation as part of its Conserving Canvas initiative. The first edition of it took place from 7th until the 17th of June 2022 in Amsterdam. The second version will be organized from the 22th until the 31st of January 2025.

This website provides general information about the program and organization of the masterclass. It is also an interactive platform for the participants and lecturers. Furthermore, this website presents different types of knowledge resources including video recorded lectures and literature lists on wax-resin linings.

To visit the general website of the masterclass on the website of the University of Amsterdam please click here.


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