Chemistry in Art

I’m not knowledgeable about art conservation, but found this an interesting article about how supposed masterpieces can be verified based on the chemistry of the paint, and why there is a collection of old paint (outside of artists’ studios….).

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/history-of-pigment-collection-in-america-464618?utm_campaign=artnetnews&utm_source=060516daily&utm_medium=email&utm_term=artnet%20News%20Daily%20Newsletter

 

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