Tuulikki Kilpinen
‘How Albert Edelfelt’s Portrait of Mme Dani Turned into Study for Woman from Arles’FNG Research 1/2023,

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  • Anamnesis of a Painting: The Benefits of Collaboration in Edelfelt’s Studio Practice Project on Quests of Attribution 18-20.9.2013 Rijksmuseum, poster, in a symposium held in Amsterdam: 5th International Symposium on Painting Techniques, History, Materials, Studio Practice.
  • Elämän jälkiä, ikoneja, konservaattori Helena Nikkasen juhlakirja, Lintulan Luostari 2015, ISBN 978-952-68382-1-2, Tuulikki Kilpinen, Rantamaiseman tapaus, 137-148
  • The Donner’s Works, Old Art in the Collections of the Amos Anderson Art Museum, SKS, 2015, ISBN 978-952-222-656-3, 113-103, Tuulikki Kilpinen, The Enigmatic Still Life with Ham, Sausages and Cheese.


  • Acted as Chief Editor of publication “Konservering och restaurering av papper och grafik 5 – 16 May 1980“, which was financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • Written to the abovementioned publication an article “ problem vid lagring och transport av grafik“ (pages 65 – 79) (appendices 35 – 36)
  • Written to the magazine of Conservators´ Association Nos. 1 and 2 articles “Garry Thompson´s visit in Finland 10 – 13 March 1981“ and “ Transferring large paintings“.
  • An article about Conservation teacher training course in Rome 29 March – 12 April 1984 in publication “Museo“ 1984. ( Finnish)
  • An article “Art 1984 – 1985“ in the publication “Special Recordings in a Library“ by the library services company Kirjastopalvelu Oy.
  • An article about “Museum planning with Reference to the Art Museum of the Ateneum“ to a conference compendium published by the IIC Nordic Group in 1985 as well as foreword of the compendium.
  • An article analyzing the Finnish conservation training which produced the first conservators from Vantaa Institute of Arts and Design. Museo 5/1987. (Finnish)
  • An article ”My teacher Niilo Suihko ” in the Fine Arts Academy 50 years anniversary publication concerning his influence in Finnish conservation in 1946-1972. 1989. (Finnish, Swedish).
  • A manuscript and design for the educational video of handling and packing of works of art, published by Suomen Museoliitto. 1993. (Finnish)
  • An article of the history of the Conservation Department of the Finnish National Gallery 1886-1993 and the renovation of the Ateneum building 1984-1991. Kulttuuri- ja Haridusministerium/Ennistuskoda. Kanut Bulletään, 1994. (Estonian)
  • An article of planning and follow-up activities of the climate in the Ateneum Building. Meddelelser om konservering 1/1995. (Finnish, Norwegian)
  • ”Beneath the surface.” Study and conservation of Vincent van Gogh’s painting Street in Auvers-sur-Oise. Ateneum – The Finnish National Gallery Bulletin. 1994. (English and Finnish)
  • ”Trough the Surface”, Material study, conservation and timing of Vincent van Gogh’s painting ”Street in Auvers-sur-Oise”, Nordisk Konservatorforbund XIV Kongress Preprint, Oslo, 1997
  • ”An introduction to wood panel paintings in the Finnish National Gallery”, The Conservation of Late Icons, The Valamo Art Conservation Instutute, 1997.
  • An exhibition of the research material, the painting materials and painting technique reveiled by the study ”Beneath the surface.” Study and conservation of Vincent van Gogh’s painting Street in Auvers-sur-Oise, in Ateneum 11.5- 4.10.1998.
  • Metamorphosis on a canvas; A painting process reconstructed by literary and pictorial sources and material study, Festskrift til Leif Einar Plahter, NKF-N/IIC Nordic Group, Oslo 1999.
  • A Biography of Niilo Suihko, Conservator at the Art Museum of the Ateneum in the National Biography of Finland published by Suomen historiallinen seura / www.histseura.fi. Helsinki 2000.
  • Poster of the Edelfelt Project for The Science Days in the University of Helsinki, 2001, Tuulikki Kilpinen and Marina Catani.
  • ”Pariisin Luxembourginpuistossa, tutkielma maalausprosessista,” A serie of 24 mini posters, Turku and Vaasa Art Museums, 2001.
  • Impressionismin imussa, tutkimus Albert Edelfeltin Pariisin Luxembourgh puistossa -maalauksesta, Edelfelt Pariisissa , Turun Taidemuseo and Tikanojan taidekoti, Vaasa 2001, 86-111.
  • Modulations sur la toile: La Reine blanche d’Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905), Histoire de l’art 50, Paris 2002. 65-75.
  • Technical Art History in Practice: Case Study of the identification of Forged Paintings carried out at the Conservation Department of the Finnish National Gallery, Art Forgeries, IIC Nordic Group Reykjavik 2003. 15-21;
  • Kilpinen, Tuulikki and Catani, Marina Kaleidoscopic exuberance and colour asceticism: Edelfelt’s portrait of Aino Ackté, 1901’, Modern Art, New Museums. IIC Guggenheim museo, Bilbao, IIC Congress Preprint 2004, 129-132. IIC= The International Institution for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
  • Study years, Albert Edelfelt, Jubilee Book, Ateneum Art museum, Helsinki 2004, 22-24.
  • The Surface reveals – The Conservation Exhibition in connection to the Jubilee Exhibition of Albert Edelfelt, 2004, Ateneum Art Museum, a project leader and the texts of Introduction, Academy Training and Dating the Model Studies, Dating of the Nude Models and Edelfelt at the Paris Art Academy 1874-1876.
  • The project leader of the Isaac Wacklin research project 2005- 2008.
  • Crackled Ice Glazes – A conservation exhibition of Juho Rissanen’s winter landscape paintings, 12 October 2006 – 28 January 2007 in Ateneum, a project leader and the texts of introduction and history of the paintings and the restoration of Winter Fishing.
  • Kilpinen, Tuulikki and Catani, Marina, Ou est I’enfant? pinnan alle – Albert Edelfeltin ‘Lapsen ruumissaatto’, 1879, Erkki Anttonen, toim. Edelfelt Matkoja, maisemia ja naamiaisia, WSOY Helsinki 2004, 31-50.
  • Tuulikki Kilpinen, Jouni Kuurne,Henni Reijonen, Sari Tuomio, Seppo Hornytzkyj, Nuori Tuntematon – Isaac Wacklin tutkimusprojekti 2005-2008, Krakelyyri – Finnish National Gallery, Conservation Department, Projects 2005 -2008, Helsinki 2008, 2-49.
  • Nuori Tuntematon – Isaac Wacklin, An Art and Conservation Exhibition, in Sinebrychoff Art Museum, 7.6 – 28.8.2008, a project leader and the texts of the exhibition.