LUCY BRANCH MA (RCA/V&A) ACR
Lucy Branch is one of Antique Bronze’s Directors. She specialises in the conservation and restoration of bronze sculpture and architectural features.
Her undergraduate studies were at UCL where she studied History of Art with Material Studies. Later in her career, she undertook a mid-career Masters in Conservation with The Royal College of Art and The Victoria and Albert Museum. She is accredited by The Institute of Conservation and is an assessor for the PACR scheme on behalf of ICON. She has also been an ICON CPD reader for several years.
Lucy has worked on, and run, high-profile projects including:
The Queen Victoria Memorial
St Johns College, Cambridge
and worked with clients including
Historic Royal Palaces
She has lead the conservation on some of Britain’s best known public contemporary sculpture including
Ron Arad’s The Big Blue
Marta Pan’s Fragments of Landscape
Wendy Taylor’s CBE, The Conqueror.
Lucy teaches our online course, Bronze Behaving Badly and consults on conservation projects for local councils and architects.
Alongside her role in the company, she writes academic articles on metal conservation including work for Oxford University Press, and writes best-selling thriller-fiction set in the art world www.lucybranch.com
Read more about Lucy in, Restoration Comedy, a diary feature for World of Interiors Magazine.
Iain McLean is a Director who has run many of the projects that Antique Bronze has become best known for.
These include the conservation of Nelson’s Column Bronzework including Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square Bronzework, Cleopatra’s Needle, The Albert Memorial and a variety of architectural projects such as Bush House, Victoria House and University of London Headquarters.
Iain McLean is a Director who has run many of the projects that Antique Bronze has become best known for. These include
The conservation of Nelson’s Column Bronze
Public sculpture on Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square
The Albert Memorial
His particular interest and expertise lies in both
Sculpture conservation (Victorian public sculpture and War Memorials)
The conservation of small fine art bronzes
He also heads up the small bronze restoration studio.