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Detail of Christ Driving the Money-Lenders from the Temple, Imitator of Hieronymus Bosch (active 1480-1516), late 16th Century, oil on panel, 777mm x 600mm

The project will involve the collaboratio​n of a number of staff and disciplines.  Included in the project will be:

  • conservators

  • conservation scientists

  • art historians

They will help yield information on the artists’ materials and techniques, and about 16th century studio practice.  Scientific research methods will include:

  • infra-red imaging

  • X-radiography

  • dendrochronology (dating by analysing tree-rings)

  • pigment

  • binding-medium analysis

Research will be ongoing throughout 2009 to 2011. The exhibitions will take place between 2010 and 2012. The book will be published in 2012.

The project is being undertaken by Glasgow Museums with Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen; the Kadriorg Museum, and the University of Glasgow​.

Professor Paul van den Broek and Bernard Vermet​ are contributors to the publication.​​

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