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Scope note
In the conservation of paintings, the introduction of new paint into and limited to areas of loss in the original paint layer in order to restore design continuity. For similar work not done by conservators, see "retouching." Where additions partially or wholly cover areas of original paint, see "overpainting."
Accepted term: 10-Jun-2024