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dc.contributor.authorEdwards, Howell G.M.*
dc.contributor.authorVandenabeele, P.*
dc.contributor.authorBenoy, T.J.*
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-21T17:15:46Z
dc.date.available2016-09-21T17:15:46Z
dc.date.issued2015-02-25
dc.identifier.citationEdwards HGM, Vandenabeele P and Benoy TJ (2015) Raman spectroscopic study of "The Malatesta": a Renaissance painting? Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 137: 45-49.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/9336
dc.descriptionNo
dc.description.abstractRaman spectroscopic analysis of the pigments on an Italian painting described as a “Full Length Portrait of a Gentleman”, known also as the “Malatesta”, and attributed to the Renaissance period has established that these are consistent with the historical research provenance undertaken earlier. Evidence is found for the early 19th Century addition of chrome yellow to highlighted yellow ochre areas in comparison with a similar painting executed in 1801 by Sir Thomas Lawrence of John Kemble in the role of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The Raman data are novel in that no analytical studies have previously been made on this painting and reinforces the procedure whereby scientific analyses are accompanied by parallel historical research.
dc.relation.isreferencedbyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2014.07.047
dc.subjectRenaissance painting; Pigments; Chrome yellow addition; Malatesta; Art analysis; Archaeometry
dc.titleRaman spectroscopic study of "The Malatesta": a Renaissance painting?
dc.status.refereedYes
dc.date.Accepted2014-07-18
dc.date.application2014-07-27
dc.typeArticle
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