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