Angela Campbell is an Assistant Conservator at the Sherman Fairchild Center for Works of Art on Paper and Photograph Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She was previously an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the same department. She holds an MA degree and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from Buffalo State College as well as a BA in Art History and Italian Studies and a Certification in Museum Studies from Connecticut College. [November 2012]

Remaking Dürer: Investigating the Master Engravings by Masterful Engraving

Andrew Raftery’s engraved copper plate, partially finished, after Albrecht Dürer’s St Paul (1514). An enlargement of Dürer’s original lies under the plate, alongside engraving tools.

For the last three years paper conservator Angela Campbell and artist-engraver Andrew Raftery have been engaged in an innovative research project aimed at answering certain questions about Albrecht Dürer’s working methods and about the physical life of engraved plates—the sources of some of the most powerful and influential images of the 16th century. Read More