Rafael de Tours, alias : Vassiliev Kougaryne, also known as : VK79
Former Jansonian. Student of the Ecole du Louvre and of the restoration workshops of national museums (Louvre and Palace of Versailles, 1986 - 1992).
Visual artist, creator of frescoes and applied graphics, copyist at the Louvre.
Realizations of wall decorations and paintings on canvas, paper, etc ... Examples: manufacturing of traditional Japanese Kakemonos (paper / silk), polyptyc made of wood or contemporary materials, illustrations for collections of poetry, history books , etc ...
Drawing and painting classes (all techniques, all media).
French museum restoration of paintings and ancient gold frames. Expert in restoration of art papers. The workshop provides preventive conservation and restoration of very large private collections. (Atelier Rafael since 1992, official site)
Member of ARSAG (Association for Scientific Research on Graphic Arts, conservation-restoration of documents and works on paper)
Atelier: 11, rue André Theuriet 06100 Nice
Phone 0033 676 48 99 83 (international)
06 76 48 99 83 (France)