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Category Archives: Research and Authentication
Standard operating procedure and due diligence for art collectors, curators etc should be the inspection of the artwork , BEFORE ACQUISITION, with a black light (also known as a UV light). But contemporary and modern art often pose weird and … Continue reading
Some of you may remember that Rembrandt’s Night Watch was damaged by a vandal with a knife a number of years ago. The art conservation of the damaged masterpiece made for a very interesting documentary (if you understand Dutch!) in … Continue reading
A serene painting by the California Impressionist master painter Guy Rose of French Haystacks done about 1910 walked into my lab today for an examination. The painting was in a private collection that, a couple of months ago, has passed … Continue reading
“Monuments Men” and “Saving Italy” How did Europe’s great works of art survive the destruction of World War II?
Robert Edsel, author of “Monuments Men” and “Saving Italy” gives you the details and incredible story. I just download “Saving Italy” in audio format and can’t wait to get into it. But right now, I’m listening to the precursor to … Continue reading
Lost Leonardo Searched for with Infrared – Its also used to help art collectors find lost signatures – A short video
By Kelly Rose Almeida, Guest Blogger From Leonardo Da Vinci to your own paintings, this instrument is used to search for hidden treasures within art across the globe. Every art history class that learns about the beauty of the Renaissance … Continue reading
Vintage oil painting’s old labels can provide valuable information for art collectors! 3 tips to save them
By Chelsea Padgett, Guest Blogger Last week a beautiful painting of a lady came into the lab. The back of the painting had fragments of an old ripped apart label. Labels are apart of the painting’s history and can increase … Continue reading