Michel van de Laar

Institute: Michel van de Laar – conserving paintings

Country: The Netherlands

Link: https://michelvandelaar.nl/

Michel van de Laar is freelance paintings conservator. He has been employed at the Rijksmuseum between 1989 and 2014. Michel van der Laar trained at the Academy Anderlecht in Brussels and at the Laboratoire des Etudes des OEuvres d’Art par les Methodes Scientifiques in Louvain-la-Neuve and also spent two years volunteering for Luitsen Kuiper in the Rijksmuseum’s Painting Restoration Workshop. He did work placements at Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London in 1991, 1992 and 1995, respectively. He publishes regularly on restoration, restoration history and workshop practices, also in the Rijksmuseum’s bulletin.

Theme: Overlay by Kaira
Wax-resin project