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Part 4: stem to steAm: The Science of Art: Italian Paintings - Is it "Real?"

Date
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Time
04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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Part 4: stem to steAm: The Science of Art: Italian Paintings - Is it

Italian Paintings - Is it "Real?"

Based on examples from the paintings collection, participants will focus on distinguishing the characteristics of a “real” Renaissance work from a forgery.  While an image from the 14th to the 17th century may appear characteristic of the period, the materials that produced that image could actually be from a later era. Participants will hear how conservators analyze the materials and specific details in a painting to detect clues that lead to the discovery of fakes.

Add to Calendar 12-11-2013 16:30:00 12-11-2013 19:00:00 15 Part 4: stem to steAm: The Science of Art: Italian Paintings - Is it "Real?" In the final workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on the Italian Renaissance. 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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