MEET THE OWNER
Perrine LeSaux is the sole proprietor of LeSaux Frame Restoration LLC. She went to the University of Hartford Art School where she completed a BFA in Illustration and a minor in Art History. Perrine's interests in gilding sprung from her interest in egg tempera paintings. Perrine is working towards a career in art conservation where she can continue her studies in the preservation and restoration of other works of art aside from frames. Perrine has worked in the conservation labs of The Brooklyn Museum, The Yale University Art Gallery, The Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. She currently is at the Yale Center for British Art where she is conserving works of art on paper.
Left: Perrine laying gold leaf over black bole on a frame restoration project. This is a traditional water gilding technique
Right: Perrine applying gold leaf to a round ornament over yellow bole. This, although it appears peculiar, is also a traditional water gilding technique