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Scientists Develop New Way To Gauge Degradation Of Ancient Paper Art And Docs
2014-06-04 03:52:41

Studying a famous Leonardo self-portrait, a team of scientists has developed a new, nondestructive way to gauge degradation of ancient paper art and docs

2014-06-03 12:28:25

Studying a Famous Leonardo Self-Portrait, a Team of Scientists Has Developed a New, Nondestructive Way to Gauge Degradation of Ancient Paper Art and Docs WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

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2009-07-02 12:47:34

A multimillion-dollar renovation of the last frescoes painted by Michelangelo at the Vatican may have uncovered a self-portrait of the artist. Restorers spent seven years cleaning the frescoes of the Conversion of St. Paul and the Crucifixion of St.

2009-03-05 10:06:00

MILAN, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- During the television program Ulysses, aired in Italy on Saturday, the 28th of February, the well-known scientific divulgator Piero Angela stated that a secret drawing, a youthful self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, had just been discovered.

2009-03-01 12:06:27

An Italian TV host and science journalist says he believes he has detected a self-portrait created by multitalented Renaissance artist Leonardo Da Vinci. Piero Angela said Friday he discovered the suspected Leonardo self-portrait in the artist's Codex on the Flight of Birds manuscript, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. ''I noticed that there was a drawing by Leonardo hidden between the words on the 10th page of his codex,'' Angela said. ''After extrapolating the red-chalk portrait with...

2007-04-05 03:00:09

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