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The Chester Beatty Library in Dublin with the continued support of The Sumitomo Foundation in Tokyo, have now commissioned Restorient to conserve three more of their most treasured Japanese paintings. Dating from the early 17th century this set of hand scrolls chart the epic tale of "Hunting the Ogres" It will be possible to follow the conservation of these magnificent hand scrolls here on this blog. We at Restorient are delighted to have the opportunity to share this remarkable project, and to offer some insights into this type of specialist conservation.

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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Ogres +++

Sydney will be giving a presentation on the  scrolls at the Chester Beatty Library 1pm Thursday 15th October 2015. Meanwhile, here is a short video detailing some of the work involved in the conservation of "The Ogres of Oeyama"


The "Damsels for Dinner"exhibition featuring the Ogres is proving very popular with Summer visitors to the Library and we are delighted that they can now be exhibited once more.

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