FoxingSmall brown or reddish blotches found IN the surface of a painting, often on works done on paper but sometimes also those with canvas supports.
COMMENT: COMMENT: Foxing is caused by mould growth or by oxidizing metals in paper.
LiteratureCoddington J., Modern Paints, Conservation of, 2007, in: Modern Paints Uncovered: Proceedings from the Modern Paints Uncovered Symposium, Getty Conservation Institute, Tate and National Gallery of Art. , pp 30-42
Millard T., Le Cornu E., Smith R., Hassler E., Cowdy H., Chisholm R., King E., The conservation of 830 oil paintings on paper by Marianne North, 2011, in: Journal of the Institute of Conservation Vol. 34, 2011, Issue 2, pp 159-172