NIRP Project Seminar in Leeds

:: in February 20, 2015 :: in News :: 0 comments

  ‘NIRP in the North’ seminar in the Brotherton Room at Leeds University Library will take place on 26th February 2015. The program is following:   10.00 – 10.05 Mark Westgarth: Welcome 10.05 – 10.15 Andrew Greg: Introduction to NIRP 10.15 – 10.45 Andrew Greg: ‘How to Research a Painting (as a physical…

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Friends of York Art Gallery Talk

:: in February 20, 2015 :: in News :: 2 comments

Since October 2014 until March 2015 I am working as a Research Assistant for ‘NIRP in the North’. The National Inventory Research Project (NIRP) was created to provide research on pre-1900 Continental European oil paintings in various British collections. Information gathered will be added to the online resource ‘NICE Paintings’, which…

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The forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest

:: in February 15, 2015 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

A surprising discovery was made in 2000 during the renovation of Palazzo dell’Abbondanza in a Tuscan town Massa Marittima. In the old public water supply point under the palace (so called Fonti dell’Abbondanza, built in 1265) the fresco was found on one of the walls. The depiction was rather damaged,…

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