- reflect + -o- + -graphy (Wiktionary)
“The two men arranged to have the Cobbe picture subjected to a battery of scientific tests — tree-ring dating to determine the age of the wood panel, X-ray examination at the Hamilton-Kerr Institute at Cambridge University and infrared reflectography.”
“· A battery of scientific tests — x-rays, tree-ring dating and infra-red reflectography — dates the painting to about 1610, when Shakespeare was still living.”
“After half an hour of looking at reproductions of the same image, taken with X-rays, ultraviolet fluorescence, infrared reflectography, etc., you begin to feel you're at a Warhol show.”
“Infrared reflectography can reveal the sketches - called underdrawings - and changes that a painter makes in the course of composing a work.”
“Several paintings revealed hidden and until now unknown pasts by use of infrared reflectography and radiography which allow researchers to peel back the layers of a canvas 'history.”
“In preparation, conservators used X-rays and infrared reflectography to closely examine all of the museum's Picasso paintings and discovered that he more frequently painted over other paintings than originally thought, said exhibition curator Gary Tinterow.”
“In preparation, conservators used X-rays and infrared reflectography to closely examine all the museum's Picasso paintings and discovered that he more frequently painted over other paintings than originally thought, said exhibition curator Gary Tinterow.”
“Through infrared reflectography, the conservation team was able to uncover original brushtrokes and prove that Michelangelo elaborated on the piece, changing dimensions and positions here and there.”
“A painting thought to be by Francesco Francia, a Renaissance artist, when it entered the gallery's collection in 1924 was found to be a 19th-century fake after recent analysis by infra-red reflectography, which in effect sees through layers of paint.”
“After removing layers of old retouching work and examining the underdrawing with infrared reflectography, it became clear that Verrocchio painted the Virgin and the angel on the left, while his assistant Lorenzo di Credi painted the angel on the right and the infant Christ.”
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