TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS

Portrait of Christopher Frederick
Portrait of Christopher Frederick

Portrait of Christopher Frederick

Portrait of Christopher Frederick

Establishing the date of a Portrait (using pigment analysis and the examination of a cross-section for layer structure). For more information, download technical report pdf.

ANALYSIS OFFERED:

Some technical analysis and services are commissioned from outside specialists with whom the practice has collaborated over many years.

  • digital photography
  • ultra-violet fluorescence
  • x-radiography
  • optical microscopy
  • cross-sectional analysis
  • infrared reflectography
  • pigment identification
  • polarised light microscopy
  • sample analysis

A cross-section through the paintlayers from the red background drapery. Photograph courtesy of Dr Tracey Chaplin

A cross-section through the paintlayers from the red background drapery. Download technical report pdf for further infomation.
A cross-section through the paintlayers from the red background drapery. Download technical report pdf for further infomation.

A cross-section through the paintlayers from the red background drapery. Download technical report pdf for further infomation.