Infrared photography

The electromagnetic radiation that the human eye perceives is included in a wavelength range between 400 and 750 nanometers approximately. Beyond these limits, radiation …

Infrared reflectography in paintings analysis

Infrared reflectography has established itself as the most effective investigation technique in revealing the presence of preparatory drawings on the ground preparation.

Raking Light

The first step to be taken when examining a painting with the aim of obtaining new information and investigating its state of conservation and technique: the raking light.

Ultraviolet fluorescence

By projecting a beam of UV rays on the surface of a painting we will be able to observe how some parts of it light up while others remain dark. This is due to the phenomenon of …

Diagnostics – Introduction

Knowing the tools means, above all, knowing how to evaluate the potential in relation to the purposes to be pursued, in order to correctly use the tools …

Invasive analysis

The investigation techniques applicable to works of art are divided into two classes: invasive investigations that require taking a sample and …