Laurent Sozzani

Private Practice Amsterdam
Senior Paintings Restorer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
After 22 years working at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam as a senior paintings restorer(1990-2012). Laurent Sozzani has left the museum via a government pre-pension scheme. He continues working as a private paintings restorer of old master, modern and contemporary paintings in an Amsterdam atelier shared with his wife, Eneida Parreira. Laurent graduated from the Winterthur Museum/University of Delaware in 1984. From 1984 to 1985 he worked with Perry Huston and Associates in Fort Worth, Texas, and from 1986 to 1989 was a Fellow and short term contract restorer in the Paintings Conservation Department of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. From 1990 to 2012 he was a full-time painting restorer at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.