Knowledge of art techniques, manual skill and, above all, artistic feeling and respect. These are the qualities one needs to be a great restorer and Alvise Boccanegra has them all. And if one considers that he trained at the school of Master Maximilian Leuthenmayr, it is immediately clear that this young restorer is one of the best on the current restoration scene. He started his own workshop for the restoration of wooden artifacts in 2011, by specialising in carving, turning, French polishing with the tampon technique, gouache gilding and painting with ancient tempera colours. He also collaborates with antique dealers, art collectors and Venetian Heritage, a well-known international organization committed to the safeguarding of Venice.
Sandro Rongioni continues a long family tradition, which began with his grandfather, an expert carpenter, and entered the field of wooden restoration with his father. The know-how handed down from generation to generation combined with specialized studies has allowed Sandro to open his own workshop in Milan in 1987, where he combines manual expertise with […]
The workshop specializes in the restoration of wooden furniture and objects by combining the use of age-old techniques, artisan craftsmanship, the most advanced methods and latest market developments, such as the microwave woodworm treatment, one of its strengths. The expertise and skills of Federica Foppiani, Elisa Italiano and Federica Magli allow the workshop to cover […]
Simona Casadio is an artisan business that specializes in gilding, French-polishing and restoration. It was started in 1930 by Mario Casadio. The company mostly deals in the restoration of antique objects, such as console tables, head-boards, wooden statues, chairs, furniture and frames. Exclusive hand-crafted objects of the highest quality, designed and made by hand with […]
Located at the foot of the Etna volcano, Antonio Gulisano’s workshop specializes in the preservation and restoration of wooden works, gilding, selling of artwork, antiques and modern collectibles. After some years of training and working in Florence, where he restored works of art from the Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Pitti, Antonio moved back to his […]