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In this episode, David Peggie from our Scientific Department explains the use of cochineal beetles and red lakes in Titian's painting, Diana and Callisto.

 

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Chemistry of colour 

Journey through a spectrum of colours with our Scientific Department as we explore some of the different pigments used in our paintings. 

Learn about some of the weird and wonderful ways pigments were historically produced, and see how we identify them today.  

 

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