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Disfiguring mold growth and damage on a pastel portrait painting. The paper based antique portrait was in the studio of art conservator Gwen Spicer to be restored and preserved and framed using archival methods.

Pastel paintings and drawings are often damaged by mold growth.

Restoration of a pastel portrait on paper by professional conservation studio, Spicer Art Conservation. The full service conservation studio specializes in the conservation of textiles, works on paper, objects and upholstered furnishings.