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Francesca Tonini

Adjunct professor

Department of Chemistry "Giacomo Ciamician"

Short Bio

Francesca Tonini is graduated in Restoration of Easel paintings and Wooden sculpture, and in Conservation of Cultural Heritage with a thesis on baroque wooden sculpture. Member of ICOM-cc and of the Working group Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decorations, she cooperated as Consulting Advisor at the Projecto Retablos - Conservation of Wooden Polychromed Altarpieces with the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles and the Instituto Andaluz del Patrimonio Historico in Seville. She is a member of the RECH Scientific Committee - Retouching of Cultural Heritage. She has taken part in various international conferences, seminars and workshops as a speaker. As an editor she has written many essays and articles on the study and restoration of wooden sculpture. In 2015 she published the handbook “La scultura lignea. Tecniche e restauro. Manuale per allievi restauratori”.

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Dipartimento di Chimica "Giacomo Ciamician"
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