The Chemistry of Art
Talk | Kippington Church Hall, Sevenoaks
Thursday 24 February 2011 - 14:00 until 15:25
This illustrated talk highlights ten pictures inthe National Gallery, froma 14th-century altarpiece to a painting by Renoir. They were chosen for the interesting stories they reveal about provenance, conservation, restoration and forgery! SpeakerMartyn Berry was the lead researcher and writer on a joint National Gallery/Royal Society of Chemistry project, which involved working with gallery staff, scientists and educationists to produce an information pack on this fascinating subject.