Troels Filtenborg, senior conservator, MSc conservation, paintings

Conservation and Scientific Research
Tel.: +4525527131

Research area

The study of historical painting techniques and materials and their impact on the works' appearance and state of preservation, with a focus on Italian artists from the 14th to 18th centuries, Netherlandish artists from the same era, and Danish painting of the 18th century.

The curriculum vitae of Troels Filtenborg

Selected publications

‘Determining trends and developments in Jordaens’ priming techniques’ i Jacob Jordaens. Ein Maler großen Formats. Neue forschungen zu seinem Werk. In the series Cultural and interdisciplinary Studies in Art. (Ed. Birgit Ulrike Muench and Zita Àgota Pataka) 2012, p. 245-267. In collaboration with Johanneke Verhave, Jørn Bredal-Jørgensen and Jørgen Wadum.

‘A microRaman spectroscopic investigation of a Flemish painting from the late 15th Century.’ in Asian Chemistry letters, Vol 15, No 4, 2011, pp. 247-254. In collaboration with Ole Faurskov Nielsen, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen.

‘Mantegna’s Man of Sorrows with Two Angels: Examination and Restoration’ In Techne, special edition 2009: “La technique picturale d’Andrea Mantegna” (eds. Michel Menu, Elisabeth Ravaud) p. 93-98.

‘The Industrialisation of Canvas Production in Denmark and its Implications for the Preservation of Danish Nineteenth Century Paintings’. In Conference Proceedings of the Nordic Association of Conservators 18’ Conference Incredible Industry. Preserving the evidence of industrial society, May 2009, s. 39-50. In collaboration with Cecil Krarup Andersen, Mikkel Scharff and Annemette Bruselius Scharff.

’Maletekniske undersøgelser af to helgenbilleder fra Skt. Victor-altertavlen i Sienas domkirke / The Painting Technique of Two Panels from the Saint Victor Altarpiece in Siena Cathedral’, in SMK Art Journal 2005, p. 82-99 / 138-146.

2000 ‘The Technique and restoration of Filippino Lippi's The Meeting of the Saints Joachim and Anne outside the Golden Gate of Jerusalem’, in Statens Museum for Kunst Journal Vol. 4, 2000 p. 6-39.

All publications

Other work

  • External examiner at the School of Conservation in Copenhagen
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