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One of Lance's recent conservation frames. This frame is a copy of similar frames in the Fitzwilliam Museum for Old Master drawings.
The outer frame is finished in 23.5 carat gold, water gilt and burnished. The hand-painted black inner frame is hand-coloured to reflect the colour of the chalk used in the drawing.
One of Lance's recent projects was this vibrant pastel picture , which he was asked to make a suitable frame for.
In order to compliment a picture such as this, a bright gold leaf was used alongside a subtle watercolour wash line- helping to bring out similiar tones within the work.
Above you can see the finished product, click here for a step by step of how this impressive result was achieved.
This year Lance has restored a number of oil paintings and frames for Peterhouse College, Cambridge.
Last year he completed the gilding of Jonathan Clarke's sculpture for Chichester Cathedral. Pictures of the sculpture in pieces and now assembled in the cathedral, see below.
To see more of Jonathan Clarke's work please follow this link: www.jonathanclarke.co.uk
Lancelot Sheldrick counts a number of Cambridge Colleges and museums amongst his client base.
He has restored all the portraits in St Catherine's College's dining hall. He has worked for the National River and Rowing Museum and National Rugby Museum as well as Letchworth Garden City Museum.
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Hand made 18th Century style gilt and painted frame.
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