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January 2017

Training in Spain – CAEM Centre d’Art d’Època Modern

We just delivered - Jan 20th a training program and installation equipment (technical photography kit) for the research center CAEM (Centre d'Art d'Època Moderna) and a lecture for the master (Màster Universitari en Peritatge, Avaluació i Anàlisi d'Obres d'Art). This is a successful example of our program "Training and Go". Learn with the equipment and keep it. [...]

December 2016

Mapping covered paints with Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging

How to identify and map covered paints on translucent support, such as canvases? We just published:  A. Cosentino “Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging to map covered paints” Conservar Património 24, 37-45, 2016. doi:10.14568/cp2015021 Transmitted spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging in the 400-900 nm range have been applied for the mapping and tentatively [...]

Training for Australian University

We just delivered a 5 days training program for Monash University, Australia and Malaysia campuses, in the Monash University Prato Center in Italy. 23 international students from Asia and Australia learned our practical methods for art examination and they were involved in field projects in Prato and Florence. We taught the first week of “Diagnostics [...]

November 2016

Imaging Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon

This new paper is a valid example of the application of non‐invasive imaging methods (technical photography and multispectral imaging) before and after the conservation treatment of a work of art. Read our latest publication Pre and post Conservation Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon from Taormina, Sicily This paper reports on the [...]

September 2016

Free XRF Spectroscopy Database of Pigments Checker

Just published new paper DOWNLOAD NOW  Pigments Checker is a collection of swatches of historical pigments that offers art professionals, conservation scientists, conservators and fine art photographers, a tool to evaluate and test their imaging and spectroscopic methodologies for pigment identification. “Pigments Checker Free Spectra Database” is an ongoing project that wants to thoroughly characterize each pigment in [...]

Low cost multispectral imaging

Our new low-cost Multispectral Imaging system was presented at RECH3, III International meeting on Retouching of cultural heritage, in Porto, Portugal. Read the postprint: A. Cosentino “Crowd funded research: low-cost multispectral imaging” RECH3, International meeting on Retouching of cultural heritage. 2015 This paper introduces the low-cost multispectral imaging (MSI) system for Art and [...]