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Pontormo under the skin

Pontormo under the skin

You have time until the 20th of July to admire Pontormo’s restored “Sacra Conversazione”(also known as Pala Pucci) before it returns to its original venue, the Florentine church of San Michele in Visdomini. This masterpiece was highly praised by Giorgio Vasari, who wrote it was “the most notable panel ever made by Pontormo”. It was […]

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…. glimpsing …. Leonardo

…. glimpsing …. Leonardo

The 11th of April a superb painting was presented to public as it became, through a highly generous donation of Bernardo Caprotti, part of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana collection. We had the true privilege to investigate it with IR Scanner Reflectography, IR false color, UV fluorescenze and Multilayer Method. It resulted as one of the most […]

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“Art and Restoration Fair”: New product introductions

“Art and Restoration Fair”: New product introductions

During the three days of the Fair, Art-Test Firenze has presented an international exclusive novelty, the XRF scanner. In addition to the chemical characterization of surface painting materials, the scanner can obtain images of the colors hidden beneath them. Stay tuned for more details… The advanced technology of the Multilayer® method has received growing interest, […]

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An original Self Portrait

An original Self Portrait

Bought at auction as copy, it was confirmed original with the help of the diagnostic analyses performed by Art-Test Florence During the SACI Symposium “Recognizing original artworks”, the self-portrait of Johan Zoffany (1777) has been presented. It was sold at an auction as a copy and it has been recently restored. The artwork shows the […]

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