Cellar under water - private artist's estate almost completely destroyed

04.08.2020 14:47:38 | docusave, Eva Grandjean

A real case from docusave AG's life - (translation)

Cellar under water - private artist's estate almost completely destroyed 

The culprit was a clogged light well. The dammed rainwater could not drain off and seeped unnoticed through the window into the cellar. There, the dirty water stood a few centimetres high for several weeks and served the mould the best conditions for growth, virtually on a silver platter.


When the clueless owner went into his cellar, he was unexpectedly confronted with a dismal sight: His private collection of paintings on jute, cotton or canvas, sketches, drawings, watercolours and collages stood in water and was overgrown with mould ... Please continue reading.

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