Name: Sarah Bertalan
Location: New York, NY
Phone: (212) 534-0327
Specialties: Art on Paper,Non-Western Art on Paper,Unbound DocumentsPhotographs
Services: Treatment,Consultation-General,Conservation Matting/Framing,Conservation Planning,Emergency Planning,Environmental Assessment,Examination,Exhibit Consultation,Surveys-Object Specific
Materials: Modern/Contemporary,Paper,Parchment/Vellum,Photographic Materials
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Willing to Travel: No

Biographical Information:

Sarah Bertalan has more than thirty years of curatorial and conservation experience, specializing in works of art on paper. She has been employed in conservation departments of major institutions. As a conservator in private practice, Sarah has specialized in the work of late nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists. Her practice offers conservation support to a small number of clients in New York City. Sarah completed a Masters Degree in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and worked in a curatorial department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before opting to study conservation. She gained a Certificate of Conservation from the Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University with internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Worcester Art Museum and Library of Congress. She has published technical art history articles on medieval printmaking and a 14th-century Islamic Shanameh. For ten years, she served on the Editorial Board of the Paper Conservation Catalog and has lectured and published on the subject of mold in library and archival collections. Her recent publications are the result of extensive study and treatment of works of art by Mary Cassatt and Henri Matisse.

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