Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/02/15

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Painting
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun Feb 15 23:35:49 2009
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Hi Philippe,

I sent a note to the more prominent gallery in Nashville, along with photo 
attachments of the painting and the signature.  I hope they can offer some 

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Philippe AMARD" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 1:17 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Painting

>I had never hear of it - but it makes sense to keep canvas perfectly flat 
>... wooden frames tend to move over time (particularly with humidity and 
>changing temperatures), glass also does ( 'drips' in fact) but it takes 
>centuries, cf Cathedral windows.
> I'd be curious to know the final answer though, i.e. the main reason why.
> Phx in snowy Metz
> .
> Lawrence Zeitlin wrote:
>> On Feb 15, 2009, at 8:35 PM, Jim wrote:
>>> My question is this:  Is this a common practice, backing up canvas  with 
>>> glass?  I have never encountered it before.
>> My artist wife says she never heard of it before either. But just to  be 
>> sure, check with an art framer.
>> Larry Z
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Message from philippe.amard at (Philippe AMARD) ([Leica] Re: Painting)