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Technical Bulletin Volume 7

Technical Bulletin Volume 7, 1983

These articles were first published in print in 1983 and have been made available to download for free from 2011.


Manet's 'The Waitress': An Investigation into its Origin and Development
David Bomford and Ashok Roy
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'The Death of the Virgin': A Technical Approach to an Art-Historical Problem
Jill Dunkerton
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'Samson and Delilah': Rubens and the Art and Craft of Painting on Panel
Joyce Plesters
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Altdorfer's 'Christ taking Leave of His Mother'
Alistair Smith and Martin Wyld
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Analyses of Paint Media
John Mills and Raymond White
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Pictures Cleaned and Restored in the Conservation Department of the National Gallery, January 1982 – December 1982
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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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