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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP480.18
EISBN: 9781786204240
... Abstract Archibald Geikie was interested in art and produced c. 700 images in various media. Geikie’s drawings and watercolours evolved in relation to the tradition of links between geology and fine art. This tradition is important in considering Geikie’s visual output. His work...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP480.9
EISBN: 9781786204240
... to the extraordinary achievements of his maturity. It examines the main types of subject matter that he chose to depict in his art and his distinctive stylistic approach to these themes. His contribution and posthumous legacy are considered within the contexts of both Scottish art history and the deaf community...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2017
Elements (2017) 13 (3): 183–186.
...David S. Whitley; Calogero M. Santoro; Daniela Valenzuela Rock varnish commonly occurs in arid environments. It can coat not only rock surfaces but also any exposed prehistoric stone artifacts and rock art. Thin sections of varnish coatings reveal microlaminations that reflect major changes between...
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Published: 01 May 2016
European Journal of Mineralogy (2016) 28 (2): 435–448.
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2016
Elements (2016) 12 (1): 13–18.
... archaeometry art history conservation science Our cultural heritage derives from the development and diversification of human cultures and abilities. Scientific investigation of cultural heritage has several important aims: (1) increasing our knowledge and understanding of the tangible heritage; (2...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2016
Elements (2016) 12 (1): 39–44.
...Koen Janssens; Stijn Legrand; Geert Van der Snickt; Frederik Vanmeert Abstract Understanding how painted works of art were constructed, layer-by-layer, requires a range of macroscopic and microscopic X-ray and infrared-based analytical methods. Deconstructing complex assemblies of paints...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2016
Elements (2016) 12 (1): 33–38.
...Federico Carò; Elena Basso; Marco Leona Abstract The scientific investigation of works of art has an essential role in understanding museum collections and is fundamental in establishing successful conservation and restoration strategies. In the multidisciplinary environment of museums, scientists...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.4
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and the scientist, landscape painter and art theorist Carl Gustav Carus. They argued that the artist should paint from a geologically informed perspective. Von Guérard’s interest in volcanic geology was sparked by his experiences in southern Italy, consolidated in Germany on expeditions through the Harz and Eifel...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.14
EISBN: 9781862397125
... wake a new bourgeoisie developed with a growing interest in the arts and sciences. Also, the awakening interest in landscape and landscape paintings was rooted in city life, perhaps in a search for a lost rural idyll. By the middle of the seventeenth century, paintings of landscapes and rural scenes...
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Published: 01 June 2015
European Journal of Mineralogy (2015) 27 (3): 269–278.
... to work with the state-of the-art scanners and software. BOF, GOA, Stepstone fundings (all UGent), HERCULES, FWO, IWT and Strategic Initiative Materials in Flanders (SIM) within the programme of Engineered Self-Healing Materials (SHE) are gratefully thanked for their grants for hardware, software...
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Published: 01 March 2014
European Journal of Mineralogy (2014) 26 (2): 333–354.
... at the Spanish National Museum of Roman Art comprise a representative record of archaeological pieces from different decorative programmes dated from the end of the 1 st century BC to the end of the 2 nd century AD. A multi-method approach combining polarized-light microscopy, cathodoluminescence, X-ray powder...
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Published: 01 December 2013
European Journal of Mineralogy (2013) 25 (5): 855–862.
... towards a black pigment, which is presumed to be plattnerite. Art objects are often stored in closed cases to protect them from harmful atmospheric pollutants which can cause deterioration. To protect these museum pieces, environmental conditions, such as relative humidity, temperature and exposure...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 December 2013
Elements (2013) 9 (6): 453–456.
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Published: 01 November 2010
European Journal of Mineralogy (2010) 22 (6): 855–867.
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 July 2010
DOI: 10.1130/SPE467
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Published: 01 April 2009
European Journal of Mineralogy (2009) 21 (2): 443–456.
...-Foundation of the Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie. Bank (Cologne) and the Alfred von Oppenheim-Foundation, started with sorting of the fragments, reconstruction of sculptures, and restoration of the art works. In the first years of the project the basalt fragments were distributed on palettes and sorted...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1130/2009.1203(14)
... in the forested north European lowlands. Since the time of Giotto and his successors, such as Mantegna, Pollaiolo, Leonardo, and Bellini, the imposing Italian landscape had stimulated the visualization of geology. Inevitably, science and art merged perfectly in the work of painter and paleontologist Agostino...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2007
European Journal of Mineralogy (2007) 19 (6): 883–890.
... Verlagsbuchhandlung, D-70176 Stuttgart 2007 chromatic alteration red lead darkening experimental fresco painting natural ageing solvolytic disproportionation lead oxide Lead-based inorganic compounds have been widely employed since antiquity in various fields of Art. Pigments such as red lead, lead...
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Published: 01 July 2006
American Mineralogist (2006) 91 (7): 997–1005.
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Published: 01 September 2005
South African Journal of Geology (2005) 108 (2): 297–308.
... of the pigments and the dampness of this panel. © 2005 Geological Society of South Africa 2005 Once active vandalism in a rock art site has been prevented or greatly reduced by appropriate management, most of the remaining source of damage is natural weathering of the paint (for pictograms...
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