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Ageing processes in diterpenic resins used in artwork coatings

Author
Beltran, V.; Cinque, G.; Salvadó, N.; Butí, S.; Pradell, T.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
Twelfth Infrared and Raman Users Group (IRUG) Conference
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-05-24
Book of congress proceedings
The twelfth Biennial IRUG Conference : May 23-25, 2016 : Book of Abstracts
First page
47
Last page
47
Project funding
Analysis of artistic and historic painting layers and decorated glasses and glazes: technology, color, stability and conservation
Transicions de fase, polimorfisme i dinàmica de la metastabilitat
URL
http://www.irug12-ormylia.gr/IRUG12-Book-of-abstracts.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
Coating and varnishing cultural heritage objects has been a constant practice throughout history. The study of those coatings can provide information about the materials themselves but also about the artworks and for determine their optimal conservation and, if necessary, their restoration. Among the large variety of materials used as coatings, resins are one of the most used, in particular, diterpenic resins have been traditionally used in Europe. This category includes resins based in abietic ...
Group of research
AMCH - Analysi of materials in Cultural Heritage

Participants