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Re: nicotine stains on an oil painting

Posted By: L.K. Collins <lkcape@banet.net> (pool-141-154-23-97.bos.east.verizon.net)
Date: 4/8/2 16:40

In Response To: nicotine stains on an oil painting (chris)

If the paintings have any value, they should be cleaned professionally. If you do want to do it your self, start mineral spirits and dab lighly with a moistend pad. If you need more strength, add in a little lacquer thinner and repeat the process. Dab lightly and go slowly, letting the painting dry regularly so that you don't damage the image.

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