conservation image (2003–2010) Organic Materials in Wall Paintings

Camilla Ricci (CNR—ISTM, Center of excellence SMArt Scientific Methodologies applied to Archeology and Art) is studying one of the Tintori wall painting replicas containing egg and oil with noninvasive reflectance FTIR with fiber optics to evaluate the capacity of this technique to detect organic materials without sampling. Photo: F. Piqué.