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On the choices of framing and reframing paintings

Finding a balance between intentions and experiences - by Huub Baija
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Many paintings have been re-framed during their lifetime.

When the original framing of a painting is sadly lost, how do we settle on a new frame today?

Such decisions require us to delicately balance esthetics with art historical information, best based on research. Several examples illustrate how much the frame influences our experience of a painting.

Huub Baija