Investigating the Renaissance
December 23, 2003 1:54 PM   Subscribe

Investigating the Renaissance. 'This interactive program demonstrates the ways in which computer technology can be harnessed to add to our knowledge about Renaissance paintings and how they were made.' Analysis of paintings using x-ray, infrared and ultraviolet technology.
posted by plep (3 comments total)
[this is good]
posted by botono9 at 5:45 PM on December 23, 2003

This is very good!

It's always interesting to see "behind the scenes" to understand how something was created, repaired and maintained as time passes. It's also interesting to see something that seems so masterfully, perfectly painted and realize the painter ran amok and either ignored the drawing they were to follow, or embellished it with yet more stylistic interpretation and perspective. A cool use of technology in investigative techniques.
posted by Kato at 2:03 AM on December 24, 2003

Yes, nice link, plep.
posted by carter at 7:08 AM on December 24, 2003

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