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Replicas in Caravaggio's paintings: the correct use of scientific analysis
Author(s): Maurizio Diana; Pietro Moioli; Claudio Seccaroni
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Paper Abstract

Painting techniques and materials employed by Caravaggio are analyzed by X-ray fluorescence and radiography of unquestioned genuine works and compared to replicas of his earlier work. This approach is important in the attribution of recently discovered paintings and copies from the XVII century.

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Date Published: 25 May 1998
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 3315, Scientific Detection of Fakery in Art, (25 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308591
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Maurizio Diana, Consultant (Italy)
Pietro Moioli, ENEA (Italy)
Claudio Seccaroni, ENEA (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3315:
Scientific Detection of Fakery in Art
Walter McCrone; Duane R. Chartier; Richard J. Weiss, Editor(s)

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