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Technical Bulletin Volume 31

Technical Bulletin Volume 31

The first four articles from Volume 31 were published online to accompany the exhibition, Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries (30 June – 12 September 2010). The remaining two articles were published online in January 2011.


In Search of Verrocchio the Painter: The Cleaning and Examination of  'The Virgin and Child with Two Angels'
Jill Dunkerton and Luke Syson
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Giorgione and not Giorgione: The Conservation History and Technical Examination of 'Il Tramonto'
Jill Dunkerton
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'The Virgin and Child with an Angel', after Francia: A History of Error
Ashok Roy and Giorgia Mancini
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Two Copies of Perugino’s 'Baptism of Christ'
Helen Howard and Scott Nethersole
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Rembrandt’s Portrait(s) of Frederik Rihel
Marjorie Wieseman
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Mastic and Megilp in Reynolds’s 'Lord Heathfield of Gibraltar'
Rachel Morrison
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All articles have been peer reviewed by specialists outside the National Gallery.

All contributors are members of the National Gallery’s curatorial, scientific or conservation departments, unless otherwise stated.

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