A record of the National Gallery's scientific, scholarly and conservation research into artists' materials, practices and techniques. This title is useful reading for conservators, art historians, collectors and curators.
1. Bernardo Daddi's Coronation of the Virgin: The Reunion of Two Long-Separated Panels, Simona Di Nepi, Ashok Roy and Rachel Billinge.; New research into the National Gallery's Coronation and the Four Musical Angels at Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford is fully reported, including pigment sampling, infrared reflectography, x-radiography, and new iconographic research.; 2. Tintoretto's Underdrawing for Saint George and the Dragon, Jill Dunkerton; Tintoretto's canvas was examined using the newly developed SIRIS digital infrared camera in order to investigate the relationship between the underdrawing and Tintoretto's well-known study on paper for the figure of the dead man lying in front of Saint George's horse.; 3. A Boy with a Bird in the National Gallery: A Titian Puzzle, Paul Joannides and Jill Dunkerton; Earlier scholars concluded that this work was a later pastiche of Titian, probably from the seventeenth century. The present authors reassess its status in the light of sources for the composition and detailed technical examination of the painting, following its recent cleaning.; 4. Monet's Palette in the Twentieth Century: Water-Lilies and Irises, Ashok Roy; The author discusses aspects of the way that Monet's painting materials developed and changed in the later part of his career and describes the materials and methods of painting in these two 20th-century works.; 5. The Technology of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Red Lake Pigments, Jo Kirby, Marika Spring and Catherine Higgitt; An account of the expansion in the variety of artists' red lake pigments in the 18th and 19th centuries, based on scientific and technological developments, with reference to paintings in the National Gallery Collection.
The National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 28 by Ashok Roy
National Gallery Technical Bulletin
Used - Like New
National Gallery Company Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.