Winton Picture Varnish

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Winton Picture Varnish


[Winsor & Newton] The brand name for a varnish originally formulated with AW-2, a polycyclohexanone resin. Following the formulation changes at BASF, Winton was switched to Ketone Resin N in 1967. In 1994, Winton Picture Varnish was renamed as Artists' Gloss Varnish.

Resources and Citations

  • M.McGinn, "Proprietary Varnishes Based on Ketone Resins" AIC Painting Conservation Catalog, Varnishes and Surface Coatings, p.93, 1998.
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998

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