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New Technique Reveals Van Gogh Portrait Behind Another

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« on: September 29, 2008, 12:18:11 pm »


It is well-known that Vincent van Gogh often painted over his older works.

Experts estimate that about one third of his early paintings conceal other compositions under them.

A new technique, based on synchrotron radiation induced X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, reveals this type of hidden painting.


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Delft University of Technology)
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