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Assistant Conservator of Works of Art on Paper

The Assistant Conservator of Works of Art on Paper is responsible for the conservation and preservation of works of art on paper in the museum’s collection, in accordance with the AIC code of ethics. This includes the examination, documentation, and treatment of prints and drawings and assists with related collections such as: manuscripts on parchment and vellum, Islamic and Indian paintings on paper and palm leaves and Portrait Miniatures. S/he participates in all activities in the paper lab including the examination and documentation of prints and drawings and related collections to determine materials and methods of fabrication and assess condition. S/he is responsible for determining if treatment is required, making treatment recommendations, and carrying out conservation treatments. S/he leads individual treatment and research initiatives and contributes to collaborative efforts led by the Head of Lab and/or the Chairman, Department of Conservation that will further conservation and technical art historical research at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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Relevant research areas: North America

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