While examination by x-ray, infrared, and ultraviolet light has long been a standard practice in the study of paintings, these methods not traditionally been used to the same extent in the study of drawings. Organized by the Morgan Drawing Institute and the Thaw Conservation Center at the Morgan, this symposium will provide a brief overview of the imaging techniques that can be used to study works on paper, followed by a series of case studies that demonstrate how technical study has led to art historical discoveries.
Imaging Techniques and the Technical Study of Drawings
Wednesday, April 25, 1:30-5 PM
$15; free for members and students with a valid ID.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail [email protected] for information.