New frontiers in the microbial bio-cleaning of artworks

Autores UPV
Año
Revista THE PICTURE RESTORER. THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF PAINTINGS CONSERVATOR-RESTORERS

Abstract

Bio-cleaning offers a genuinely new technique for treating fresco paintings which have become disfigured by encrusted or organic matter.This bio-technology is still in its infancy,but could microbes be the cleaning material of the future?