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ofrino’s team brings together over 30 years of experience of accredited APROA-BRK restorers in conservation and restoration of paintings on canvas, panel and other modern supports. With workplaces in Brussels and Maastricht, Sofrino works together with its partner atelier In-finitas, located in Halle. Sofrino’s clientele ranges from local governments to museums, institutional collectors such as the Phoebus Foundation, Belgian National Lottery as well as private collectors from Europe and abroad. We specialise in restoration of 17th Century easel painings. 

The company’s full list of restoration,scientific analysis, research and art advice services include:

Conservation and restoration of paintings on canvas, panel and modern supports
Restoration of frames, gilding and structural work
Framing  and passe-partout
Conservation of paintings and preparation of collections for exhibitions
Packaging and transport services
Conservation and restoration of works on paper (external)
Art historical and provenance research
Infrared and ultraviolet photography
Microscopic examinations
Preparation of condition reports and damage claims

Staff

Liza Leslie
  • Country of birth

    Russian Federation
  • Education

    MA in Conservation and Restoration of Easel Paintings, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (University of Antwerp) BA in Art History, York University, Toronto (CA) MA in International Economics and Finance, Brandeis University, Boston (USA) Accredited member of APROA-BRK
  • Spoken languages

    English, Russian, Dutch, French
Linda Smismans
  • Country of birth

    Belgium
  • Education

    BA in Conservation and Restoration of Easel Paintings, Anderlecht Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels (BE) MA in Art History, University of Brussels, Brussels (BE)
  • Spoken languages

    English, Dutch, French
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Laura Rizzonelli
  • Country of birth

    Italy
  • Education

    MA in Conservation en Restauration of Easel Paintings, ENSAV-La Cambre, Brussels BA in History and Preservation of Cultural Heritage, University of Padua (IT)
  • Spoken languages

    English, French, Italian