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How to remove dust from a work of art?

The dusting of sculptures or paintings should not be made with wet cloths or commercial cleaning products.

The humidity affects the materials, the rubbing scratches them with the dust and the commercial cleaning products peel the paint causing irreversible damages, since chemical products react with the pigments on the piece.

It is not convenient to apply a vacuum cleaner directly to the piece, since it can vacuum parts of the object and cause detachments or scratches on the surface.

The cleaning of the objects must be done with a soft brush or a natural feather delicate texture duster.