Simone Martini – Egg Tempera

The painting of the skin tones, which, according to Cennini’s painting rules, is the final operation, requires a green base which, obtained with green earth and lead white …

Crivelli – Mixed media

The use of a mixed technique can be recognized for most of the paintings between the Fourteenth and Sixteenth Centuries: in fact, if we define the paintings whose only binder is egg yolk as “egg tempera” …

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.