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Science meets art: investigating pigments in art and archaeology

4 July 2011

Professor Robin Clark CNZM, FRS (UCL Chemistry)

Thursday 30 June 2011

Professor Robin Clark has used pigment analysis to reveal the secrets of the Lindisfarne Gospels, Gutenberg Bibles, Greek icons, forged papyri and the '36th Vermeer painting'. In this lecture Professor Clark explains and explores how the technique of Raman spectroscopy has helped in the restoration, conservation and dating of artwork along with the detection of forgeries.

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