Scientific Results

Caravaggio’s underdrawing: a ‘Quest for the Grail’?

Year: 2010

Authors: Bellucci R., Frosinini C., Pezzati L.

Autors Affiliation: Opificio delle Pietre Dure

Abstract: This paper deals with the ongoing research on the underdrawing in Caravaggio’s paintings. A brief examination of the sources, treatises and the previous bibliography on the subject has led us to reconsider the possibility that there have been many misinterpretations.

Conference title: Studying old master paintings: technology and practice
Place: London

KeyWords: reflectography; underdrawing;

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