Science and attributions - caution urged

March 2 2014

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Good interview here  in the Guardian with Prof. Martin Kemp (a world authority on Leonardo) about how dodgy science is sometimes used to support even dodgier attributions.

Update - a reader writes:

[...] the text makes no mention of La Bella Principessa or the wonderfully precise science (of spectral, spatial, spiritual and other type of analysis of fingerprints found in obscure places on 'old' paintings) championed by Peter Biro [who found 'Leonardo's fingerprint' on La Bella Principessa

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