True Colors of the "Mona Lisa" Revealed


Subject:
Painting & Painters , Painting & Painters

Description:
This October 2007 press release describes and illustrates how "hidden knowledge of the true colors [of this Leonardo da Vinci painting] was revealed by multispectrally scanning the painting in thirteen channels -- from Ultra Violet to Infra Red." This resulted in "the virtual removal of years of accumulated varnish." Also includes links to citations for recent studies and a presentation. In English and French. From Lumiere Technology, the company that scanned the painting.

Publisher:
Lumiere Technology

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.lumiere-technology.com/Pages/News/news3.htm


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