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UCL Lunch Hour Lecture on tour at the British Museum

Science meets art: investigating pigments in art and archaeology

Thursday 30 June 2011 (1.15-1.55) BP lecture theatre, British Museum

Science meets art: investigating pigments in art and archaeology

Professor Robin Clark (UCL Chemistry)

Professor Robin Clark has used pigment analysis to reveal the secrets of the Lindisfarne Gospels, Gutenberg Bibles, Greek icons, forged papyri and the '36th Vermeer painting'. In this lecture Professor Clark will explain and explore how the technique of Raman spectroscopy has helped in the restoration, conservation and dating of artwork along with the detection of forgeries.


Professor Robin Clark CNZM, FRS | talks | www


Date and Time:

30 June 2011 at 1:15 pm


1 hour



BP Lecture Theatre, The British Museum
Great Russell Street
020 7323 8181
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Tel: 020 7323 8181

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