J.H Cooke & Sons are experts in providing Oil Painting Conservation Advice to clients in London, the UK and Overseas. We are trusted to deliver a first-class service every time. For more information please call 020 8940 5188.

J.H Cooke & Sons have been established since 1928 as one of the leading Oil Painting Restoration company’s in London and the UK. As an established authority, they are also well positioned to advise clients on Oil Painting Conservation. As members of IIC & BAPCR, and with nearly 100 years’ experience in restoring artwork, we look after clients in London, the UK, and Overseas. We have a variety of clients who we are trusted by – this includes; West End Dealers, Private Collectors, Regional & National Galleries, Overseas Clients, as well as Christie’s and the other main London Salerooms.

Why is it important to have Oil Painting Conservation Advice?

Oil paintings can be very expensive, and deterioration and damage to it very costly to restore. For this reason it is of absolute importance that when storing a painting or displaying a painting that all things are considered very carefully.

The Oil Painting Conservation Advice we give includes; How to display an Oil Painting, Storage of an Oil Painting, Framing, Glazing & Backboards of an Oil Painting, Wrapping, Transport & Handling of an Oil Painting, & other conservations advice. Our expert team can offer all types of Oil Painting Conservation Advice for all artwork from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

If you are an overseas client, you will also benefit from IPR (Inward Processing Relief), which allows paintings to be sent to the UK without having to pay customs duty or taxes. Please call us for more information on this service.

J.H Cooke & Sons are now based at secure premises in South-West London, moments from the District Line and easily accessible by road from Heathrow and the centre of London. We collect and deliver work every Friday in Central London, and visits can be arranged more widely around Southern England.

So, if you are interested in obtaining Oil Painting Conservation Advice, then please get in touch today by calling 020 8940 5188. Alternatively, you can either send us an email or request a callback.

Client Testimonials

“We have been working with JH Cooke & Sons for the past 15 years. Their skill, knowledge, care, and attention to detail are second to none. They are an absolute pleasure to work with and we could not recommend them enough to anyone who is looking to have their painting cleaned or restored.”

Alon Zakaim Fine Art
Josh, Alon Zakaim Fine Art
“I have taken many paintings to JH Cooke and Sons for cleaning and restoration work. I have always found them to be extremely professional and knowledgeable and they have always done a fantastic job for me. They are highly experienced and take the time to explain and discuss the sensitive work required for each individual painting. I cannot recommend them highly enough.”

Rosanna Mullins

Rosanna Mullins, Tootell’s

Oil Painting Restoration, Conservation & Other Services Available

Oil Painting Restoration & Conservation Works

  • Cleaning
  • Surface Cleaning
  • Restoring & Revarnishing
  • Filling & Retouching
  • Vanish Removal
  • Overpaint Removal
  • Treating Flaking Paints
  • Other Conservation & Restoration Works

Oil Painting Repairs & Structural Treatments

  • Tear Mending
  • De-lining & Lining
  • Reducing Canvas Distortion
  • Re-straining
  • Repairing Joins
  • Consolidating Paint Layers
  • Splits to Wood Panels
  • Other Structural Treatments & Repairs

Oil Painting Condition Reports

  • Identification & Description
  • Condition Assessment
  • Testing & Analysis
  • Treatment Proposal
  • Documentation of Processes
  • Cost Estimate
  • Final Condition Assessment

Oil Painting Conservation Advice

  • How to display an Oil Painting
  • Storage
  • Framing, Glazing & Backboards
  • Wrapping, Transport & Handling
  • Other Conservation Advice

Before & After Restoration Gallery

We invite you to view our Before & After Gallery and allow our work to speak for itself. With every image telling a unique story of transformation, we hope you are as proud of the results as we are.

Get in Contact Today

At J.H Cooke & Sons, our team take the time to listen to your needs and requirements. So, if you require some advice or need more information on our services please contact us today.