Removing the modern synthetic overpaint, revealed a second overpaint layer covering cracks and losses in the original. Tests determined if this layer could be removed. This photo shows a detail of a test to remove this second overpaint layer on the lower right hand side
The two visible tones of beige, indicate a lighter original background colour with some variation in tone.
- Removing this second layer of overpaint
- Stopping at this point and toning down the purple grey filler
These options will be discussed with the owners to determine the final treatments