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The how and why of the restoration of a watercolour by Tapiró

Imatges del final de la intervenció, amb llum difosa (esquerra) i rasant (dreta).Imatges del final de la intervenció, amb llum difosa (esquerra) i rasant (dreta).

More than a conventional watercolour, The Darcawi Holy Man of Marrakech, by Josep Tapiró (Reus, 1836 – Tangier, 1913) is a water-based painting, very richly worked, that doesn’t leave you indifferent. The circumstances, however, had led it to a such a deficient state of conservation that the aesthetic potential and technical quality had become lifeless….

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Author: Carme Ramells