National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 41

National Gallery Technical Bulletin: Volume 41


The National Gallery Technical Bulletin is an annual record of research carried out at the National Gallery, London. Drawing on the combined expertise of scientists, conservators and curators, it brings together a wealth of information about artists’ materials and techniques, as well as conservation practices.

This volume continues the National Gallery’s acclaimed Technical Bulletin series with a selection of studies across the range of the collection.

‘Original or Early Surface Coatings on Portraits by Jan van Eyck’
Jill Dunkerton, Marika Spring, David Peggie and Sandra Stelzig

‘A Case of Collaboration: The Adoration of the Kings by Botticelli and Filippino Lippi’
Part I: Cleaning and Restoration
Jill Dunkerton
Part II: Investigating the Collaboration
Jill Dunkerton, Catherine Higgitt, Marta Melchiorre Di Crescenzo and Rachel Billinge

‘Leonardo’s Virgin of the Rocks in the National Gallery, London; New Discoveries from Macro X-ray Fluorescence Scanning and Reflectance Imaging Spectroscopy’
Marika Spring, Marta Melchiorre Di Crescenzo, Catherine Higgitt and Rachel Billinge

‘The Cleaning, Relining and Restoration of Van Dyck’s Equestrian Portrait of Charles I, 1637–8’
Paul Ackroyd, Bart Cornelis, Lucy Chiswell and Rachel Billinge


Series editor: Marika Spring

Authors: Paul Ackroyd, Rachel Billinge, Lucy Chiswell, Bart Cornelis, Jill Dunkerton, Catherine Higgitt, Marta Melchiorre Di Crescenzo, David Peggie, Marika Spring and Sandra Stelzig.

Product Code 1050251
Colour illustrations 200
Dimensions 297 x 210 mm
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781857096705
Published 2020
Publisher National Gallery Company Ltd
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