Book Series Museums at the Crossroads, vol. 10

Recent Developments in the Technical Examination of Early Netherlandish Painting: Methodology, Limitations and Perspectives

M. Faries, Ron Spronk (eds)

  • Pages: 214 p.
  • Size:210 x 297 mm
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2003

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-50993-8
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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-53802-0
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"The volume brings together the connoisseurship and experience of outstanding scholars and leading scientists. It will highly benefit to all working in the field of technical examination." (H. Verougstraete in Sehepunkte, 5 (2005), nr. 2, 15.02.2005)


Molly Faries, Indiana University & Groningen University, Re-reading the Evidence: Perspectives on Technical Studies of Early Netherlandish Painting Ron Spronk, Harvard University Art Museum, Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Early Years of Conservation and Technical Examinations of Netherlandish Paintings at the Fogg Art Museum

J.R.J. Van Asperen de Boer, Professor Emeritus, Groningen University, Slowly towards Improved Infrared Reflectography Equipment

Peter Klein, University of Hamburg, Dendrochronological Analyses of Netherlandish Paintings

E. Melanie Gifford, Susana Halpne and Suzanne Quillen Lomax, National Gallery of Art, Issues surrounding the painting medium: a case study of a pre-Eyckian altarpiece

Teri Hensick, Harvard University Art Museums, The Fogg's Copy After a Lost Van Eyck: Conservation History, Resent Treatment and Technical Examination of the Woman at Her Toilet

Gianfranco Pocobene and Ron Spronk, Harvard University Art Museums, The Fogg's Virgin and Child from the Workshop of Dirck Bouts: Findings from Technical Examinations and Recent Conservation Treatment 

Henry Lie, Harvard University Art Museums, Digital Imaging for the Study of Paintings: Experiences at the Straus Center for Conservation 

Maryan W. Ainsworth, Metropolitan Museum of Art, What's in a name? The Question of Attribution in Early Netherlandish Painting