Journal article

Full spectral XANES imaging using the Maia detector array as a new tool for the study of the alteration process of chrome yellow pigments in paintings by Vincent van Gogh

Letizia Monico, Koen Janssens, Matthias Alfeld, Marine Cotte, Frederik Vanmeert, Chris G Ryan, Gerald Falkenberg, Daryl L Howard, Brunetto Giovanni Brunetti, Costanza Miliani

Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Interuniversity Attraction Poles Programme - Belgian Science Policy

Awarded by FWO (Brussels, Belgium)

Awarded by ESRF

Awarded by DESY

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the Interuniversity Attraction Poles Programme - Belgian Science Policy (S2-ART project S4DA), GOA "SOLARPAINT" (Research Fund University of Antwerp, Belgium) and FWO (Brussels, Belgium) project no. G.0C12.13, G.0704.08 and G.01769.09. Support from the Italian projects PRIN (SICH Sustainability in Cultural Heritage: from diagnosis to the development of innovative system for consolidation, cleaning and protection) and PON (ITACHA Italian advanced technologies for cultural heritage applications) is also acknowledged. For the grants received thanks are expressed to ESRF (experiments EC-799, EC-1051) and DESY (experiment H-20000043). Part of this research was undertaken at the XFM beamline at the Australian Synchrotron, Victoria, Australia (experiment M4604). LM acknowledges the CNR for the financial support received in the framework of the Short Term Mobility Programme 2013. Thanks are expressed to Ella Hendriks (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam), Muriel Geldof (Cultural Heritage Agency of The Netherlands) and Margje Leeuwestein (Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo) for selecting and sharing the information on the cross-section taken from the paintings The Bedroom and Falling Leaves (Les Alyscamps). All the staff of the Van Gogh Museum and the Kroller-Muller Museum are acknowledged for their agreeable cooperation.