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Item Number: 100896
Title: Scientific Examination for the Investigation of Paintings : A Handbook for Conservator-restorers
Author: Pinna, Daniela ; Monica Galeotti ; Rocco Mazzeo (eds)
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9788870384741
Description: Firenze: Centro Di, 2009. 24cm., pbk., 222pp. ilus., numerous color plates. English text. Contents: Sommario:1. Structure of Paintings ; Preparatory ground and priming layers ; 2. Wooden Support ; Constituent materials ; State of conservation ; Treatments of restoration and evaluation of their effectiveness ; Annex: Markings on wood ; 3. Canvas Support ; Constitutuent materials ; State of conservation ; Treatments of restoration and evaluation of their effectiveness ; 4. Underdrawing, Ground/Priming Layers ; Constituent materials ; State of conservation ; 5. Paint Layers ; Constituent materials ; State of conservation ; 6. Gilding and Other Metallic Coverings/Layers ; Constituent materials ; State of conservation ; 7. Varnish Layers ; Constituent materials ; State of conservation ; Treatments of restoration and evaluation of their effectiveness ; 8. Non-Destructive and Micro Destructive Techniques ; Colorimetry ; Computed Tomography ; Dendrochronolgy ; Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) ; Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) by Fiber Optics ; Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and Pyrolysis GC-MS ; High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) ; Imaging Spectroscopy ; Immunological tests: Immunofluorescence and Chemiluminescence ; microscopes ; Infrared Reflectography ; Laser- line scanner ; Microbiological culture analysis ; Micro-Profilometry ; Optical Microscopy ; Radiocarbon (14C) dating ; Raman micro-spectrometry ; Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS or EDX) ; Spot and staining tests ; Transillumination of the textile support ; Ultraviolet, Visible, Near Infrared fiber optic reflectance spectroscopy (FORS) ; Ultra-violet/Infrared false colour imaging ; Ultraviolet fluorescence imaging ; Visual observation, magnifying glass, stereomicroscope, raking light ; X-ray diffraction ; X-ray fluorescence (XRF) ; X- ray radiography.

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