Graduate Fellow in Paintings Conservation Buffalo State, Class of 2022
Egg Tempera Painting Reconstruction: Carlo Crivelli, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, 1476
with overhead lights
A 9" x 7" wood panel was sized and gessoed. Pastiglia was added to the halo and crown. The background and sleeve were water gilded and burnished. Punchwork was added to the background. Colors were added with self-made egg tempera. The halo and crown were oil gilded. The sleeve design was done in sgraffito. Shell gold was made from gum arabic and skewings to decorate the collar.