Artificial orpiment, a new pigment in Rembrandt’s palette

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Annelies van Loon; Petria Noble; Anna Krekeler; Geert Van der Snickt; Koen Janssens; Yoshinari Abe; Izumi Nakai; Joris Dik;

Abstract This paper reports on how the application of macro X-ray fluorescence (MA-XRF) imaging, in combination with the re-examination of existing paint cross-sections, has led to the discovery of a new pigment in Rembrandt’s palette: artificial orpiment. In the NWO Sc... View more
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