Understanding the creative path and the materials of which a work of art is composed through practical interventions in the restoration sector, the interpretation of documents obtained from diagnostics, the contributions provided by ancient treaties
Aimed at students of art history, technologies for cultural heritage, artistic academies and schools of restoration, the methodology makes use of recent research on the painting techniques of the old masters.
The scientific reproduction and the Art History
The growing interest in the ways in which the works were created is not curiosity in following the artist in his work but awareness of how much the technique determines and influences his style.
The scientific reproduction and the Diagnostics
Scientific reproduction can be subjected to X-ray and infrared investigations, microanalyses or other types of examination with the aim of verifying, by comparison, the correctness of any hypotheses formulated during the diagnostic campaign of a work under restoration.
The scientific reproduction and the Digital Art
Modern digital art and computer graphics artists can use traditional techniques as part of the process of creating their works.
The scientific reproduction and the Restoration
On scientific reproductions, appropriately aged and patinated, realistic simulations of cleaning and pictorial restoration interventions can be performed.