Matthew J. Mosca – Historic Paint Finishes Consultant

With over 30 years of experience, Matthew J. Mosca is a nationally recognized consultant in the field of historic paint research and restoration.  Using micro-chemical testing, Mr. Mosca can identify the constituents of paint finishes.  He was a major contributor in developing a program for paint research, which was devised at the National Trust for Historic Preservation during the years 1973-1975.  Since then, Mr. Mosca has developed expertise in the examination of pigments using polarized light and UV fluorescent microscopy.

Services Include:

  • Historical paint finish analysis and consultation
  • Analysis for architectural restoration
  • Comprehensive report and analysis provided for all clients
  • Color-matching and consultation services

Matthew J. Mosca’s  firm has worked extensively with support laboratories that provide other means of examination such as scanning electron microscopy, FT-IR (Fourier Transform Infrared Microspectroscopy) and Raman Spectroscopy.  All forms of examination may be undertaken, at the client’s request.

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