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Part 3: stem to steAm: The Science of Art: Medieval and Renaissance - What is a Fake?

Date
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Time
04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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Part 3: stem to steAm: The Science of Art: Medieval and Renaissance - What is a Fake?

Medieval and Renaissance: What is a Fake?

Using technical studies of works in the Walters collection, participants will attempt to answer the question: What is a fake?  Conservators, conservation scientists, and curators all study works of art from different perspectives.  When their observations are focused on a single work of art, many questions can be answered, but others - often concerning authenticity and dating- can also surface.  This session will use case studies with terra cotta, ivory and enameled objects to reveal some of the questions that have been addressed and the techniques used to answer them.

Add to Calendar 20-11-2013 16:30:00 20-11-2013 19:00:00 15 Part 3: stem to steAm: The Science of Art: Medieval and Renaissance - What is a Fake? In the third workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session focuses on objects from the Medieval and Renaissance collections. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false dd/MM/YYYY

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