Photo: Jill Pratzon consolidating flaking paint on an Abstract Impressionist canvas
The distinction between illustration and fine art can be extremely malleable. Although there are some condition problems that are unique to illustration - like an art director's notes scribbled directly on the painting in ball point ink, or perhaps a printer's registration marks glued down with rubber cement - from the restorer's point of view, it's simply art in need. If it's paint on a surface, we treat it.
From A to Z, here is a constantly growing list of illustrators whose work restored at PAR... (click on the title above)