Dr Thomas Calligaro (Centre de recherche et de restauration des musées de France C2RMF)
10/13/17, 12:35 PM
Multi-technique approach and complementary techniques
Beams of X-rays and, to a lesser extent, ions and neutrons (with the neutron autoradiography technique) have been successfully applied to collect elemental maps of historical paintings. Such probes can notably reveal the pigment distribution within entire paintworks through their elemental fingerprints without contact and in a non-destructive way. The comparison of the recorded images with...