Historic Finishes Analysis
Albert Michaels uncovers truth in art and architecture, layer by layer.
Meticulous analysis aids the restorer in defining the original appearance of an object, building, room or accessory. Microscopic investigation and exposure of underlying finishes and patterns enhance the goal of the restoration process: authenticity.
Through analytical techniques, our specialists can pinpoint the color and pigmentation of earlier finishes - a great aid to conservation or restoration, in order to provide our clients with tangible evidence of alterations made to the piece throughout its existence.