Underneath the Sotheby's Botticelli

January 21 2021

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Picture: Sotheby's

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Sotheby's have published a fascinating article investigating the materials and techniques used in Botticelli's Portrait of a Young Man with a Roundel. Lots of fantastic images are supplied, including x-rays and pigment analysis. One supposes the estimate reflects the importance of showing off such details!

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