The Atelier

The purpose of artwork restoration and conservation is to stop the degradation process, recover its aesthetic qualities and increase its market value.

The Atelier du Temps Passé is at your service for any restoration and conservation concern. From big to small, old to contemporary, the most humble creation to the most prestigious signature, each work is treated with the utmost care and respect.

The Atelier du Temps Passé boasts over 30 years of experience which entails the restoration and conservation of several thousand works from historic monuments, museums, art dealers, and private individuals.  We take care of restoring and conserving your artwork while respecting the fundamental rules of professional ethics: stability, reversibility, and durability.

Aesthetic Restoration: cleanings (dust removal, lightening of varnishes, repainting, etc.), filling gaps, reworking/reintegrations, and varnishing.

Conservative Restoration: wires, linings, threads, etc.

Curative Restoration: anoxia for the disinfestation of wood, antibacterial treatments (mold and fungi) etc.

Preventive Conservation: mechanical protection for the folds, hanging display advice, climate, environment, and lighting…

The Advantages of the Atelier du Temps Passé

  • Over-the-Phone Advice: immediate post-accident care 
  • Detailed diagnostics and prompt quotes
  • Restoration/Conservation work can be carried out at the Atelier or on-site
  • Curative, conservative, aesthetic and preventive restoration offered
  • Technical restoration file shown on request
  • Technical expertise (status/condition report) and Authenticity reports
  • Specialized packaging available
  • Global insurance of works on deposit
  • Additional specific insurance on request
  • Ongoing technical assistance, practical advice on maintenance and preventive conservation
  • Ecological Bonus: all toxic and polluting waste is sorted and recycled

(All our work is covered by a 10-year professional guarantee)

Not to mention the smiles and availability of the team that welcomes and advises you.