Deposits and Stains
SpatterDried droplets or splashes of foreign material found ON the surface of either the paint or varnish layer. The droplets can be all colours and are sometimes transparent and can have a different gloss compared to the original paint or varnish surface.
COMMENT: COMMENT: Spatter droplets and splashes can be removed from the surface as they are a separate layer on the paint layer.
LiteratureVeríssimo Mendes B., van den Berg K.J., Megens L., Joosten I., Daudin M., New approaches to surface cleaning of unvarnished contemporary oil paintings- Moist sponges and cloths, 2014, in: Issues in Contemporary Oil Paint, pp 373-388
Morrison R., Bagley-Young A., Burnstock A., van den Berg K.J., van Keulen H., An investigation of parameters for the use of citrate solutions for surface cleaning unvarnished paintings, 2007, in: Studies in Conservation vol 52 nr.4, pp 255-270
Volk A., van den Berg K.J., Agar- a new tool for the surface cleaning of water sensitive oil paint? , 2014, in: Issues in Contemporary Oil Paint, pp 389-406
Deposits and Stains(Insect) Excretions