Дата публикации: 2017-11-24 03:30
There is no significant record from the period of the artist&rsquo s legendary Fantasy Figures, created around 6769, which Paris Louvre senior curator Guillaume Faroult described to AFP as &ldquo one of the absolute masterpieces in the history of painting.&rdquo
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They also used techniques known as diffuse reflectance imaging spectroscopy (RIS) and reflectance transformation imaging (RTI), along with high-resolution color photography.
The annotations named previously unidentified portraits for some, revealed mistaken identities for others and left out paintings long considered part of the series.
&ldquo The drawing pointed out this likely inaccuracy,&rdquo said Michael Swicklik, senior conservator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, adjusting his magnifying glasses to examine the luminous 755-year-old portrait of a girl in a bright lemon dress absorbed in her book.
These and other related findings raise more questions than they answer. Four of the 68 works sketched out are still unknown.
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&ldquo That we could actually then re-examine the painting through these new techniques and prove that it was inaccurate and how inaccurate it was, and actually simulate what it looked like, was very exciting for a conservator,&rdquo Swicklik said, gesturing at the unframed painting in the museum&rsquo s conservation studio as colleagues around him worked on other gems.