Chemistry Journal of Moldova

STUDY OF SOME ARCHAEOMETRIC CHARACTERISTICS USED IN PANEL PAINTING ICONS AUTHENTICATION

Author(s):

Raluca Anamaria Cristache, Ana Maria Budu, Petronela Spiridon, Viorica Vasilache, Ion Sandu


Field: Analytical chemistry
Type: Research paper
Issue: 2014 Volume 9, no.2
Pages: 14-18
Keywords:

icon, historic paper, SEM-EDX, micro-FTIR


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DOI:
dx.doi.org/10.19261/cjm.2014.09(2).02

Graphical Abstract: 
The authentication of cultural heritage assets is a complex process of scientific investigation which regards obtaining information about: author (painter), the period when it was made, the owners and other data related to the main contexts of their evolution in time (routes travelled). This work presents a comparative study of the paper used in the preparation layer of three icons painted in Russian style. As an analysis techniques were used the micro and macro photography assisted by Optical Microscopy (OM), SEM-EDX and micro-FTIR.



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