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Mgr. David Hradil, Ph.D.

Phone: 311236930
Department: Academic Laboratory of Material Research of Painted Artworks (ALMA)
Budova: /
List of publications: asep/uach-t/0102665
Research insterest
conservation and cultural heritage science, mineralogy, geochemistry and microanalysis of pigments, clay minerals and clay-based pigments, provenance analysis of fine arts, non-invasive analytical methods in cultural heritage research


 Number  Title  Years
22-17966S Impact of Thriving Mid-European Mining Regions on Painting Pigments and Technologies at the Outset of Modern Age 2022-2024 
VP26 2022-2026 
VP6 2020-2021 
DG18P02OVV034 Non-invasive research of portrait miniatures for the purpose of their dating, authentication, presentation and protection 2018-2022 


ŠIRILLOVÁ, Z., HRADILOVÁ, J., PECH, M., ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie, BEZDIČKA, Petr, NEDĚLA, Vilém, HRADIL, David. Gold nanoparticles in painted miniatures on ivory: Non-invasive evidence and characterisation. Dyes and Pigments. 2023, 210(FEB)), 111015
GARRAPPA, Silvia, HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., KOČÍ, Eva, PECH, M., BEZDIČKA, Petr, ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie. Non-invasive identification of lead soaps in painted miniatures. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2021, 413(1), 263-278
ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie, HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., ČERMÁKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Pigments-copper-based greens and blues. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. 2021, 13(11)), 190
GARRAPPA, Silvia, KOČÍ, Eva, ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie, BEZDIČKA, Petr, HRADIL, David. Initial stages of metal soaps` formation in model paints: The role of humidity. Microchemical Journal. 2020, 156(JUL)), 104842
HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., LANTERNA, G., GALEOTTI, M., HOLCOVÁ, K., JAQUES, V., BEZDIČKA, Petr. Clay and alunite-rich materials in painting grounds of prominent Italian masters – Caravaggio and Mattia Preti. Applied Clay Science. 2020, 185(FEB)), 105412
HRADILOVÁ, J., HRADIL, David, PECH, M., BEZDIČKA, Petr, NEDĚLA, Vilém, TIHLAŘÍKOVÁ, Eva, TARGOWSKI, P. Complementary use of X-ray based imaging and analytical methods in the investigation of miniature portraits. Microchemical Journal. 2020, 153(MAR)), 104371
ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie, KOČÍ, Eva, BEZDIČKA, Petr, GARRAPPA, Silvia, KOBERA, Libor, PLOCEK, Jiří, BRUS, Jiří, ŠŤASTNÝ, Martin, HRADIL, David. Uncovering lead formate crystallization in oil-based paintings. Dalton Transactions. 2020, 49(16), 5044-5054
PINC, J., DENDISOVÁ, M., KOLÁŘOVÁ, K., GEDEON, O., ŠVECOVÁ, M., HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., BARTŮNĚK, V. Preparation of surfaces of composite samples for tip based micro-analyses using ion beam milling. Micron. 2019, 116(JAN), 1-4
POSPÍŠILOVÁ, E., HRADIL, David, HOLÁ, M., HRADILOVÁ, J., NOVOTNÝ, K., KANICKÝ, V. Differentiation of clay-based pigments in paintings by means of laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry. Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy. 2019, 158(AUG)), 105639
HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., HOLCOVÁ, K., BEZDIČKA, Petr. The use of pottery clay for canvas priming in Italian Baroque – An example of technology transfer. Applied Clay Science. 2018, 165(DEC), 135-147
POSPÍŠILOVÁ, E., NOVOTNÝ, K., POŘÍZKA, P., HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., KAISER, J., KANICKÝ, V. Depth-resolved analysis of historical painting model samples by means of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and handheld X-ray fluorescence. Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy. 2018, 147(SEP), 100-108
ČERMÁKOVÁ, Zdeňka, HRADIL, David, BEZDIČKA, Petr, HRADILOVÁ, J. New data on “kerolite–pimelite” series and the colouring agent of Szklary chrysoprase, Poland. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals. 2017, 44(3), 193-202
HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., BEZDIČKA, Petr, MATULKOVÁ, I. Kaolinite-alunite association in late Gothic white grounds from Slovakia: A local peculiarity in painting technology. Applied Clay Science. 2017, 144(AUG), 79-87
"HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., BEZDIČKA, Petr. Late Gothic/early Renaissance gilding technology and the traditional poliment material ""Armenian bole"": Truly red clay, or rather bauxite? Applied Clay Science. 2017, 135(JAN), 271-281"
Hradil, David - Hradilová, J. - Kracík Štorkánová, M. - Pospíšilová, E., 2017: HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., KRACÍK ŠTORKÁNOVÁ, M., POSPÍŠILOVÁ, E. Materiálový výzkum středověkých skleněných mozaik v Malborku a Kwidzynu. Zprávy památkové péče. 2017, 77(3), 286-293
TIHLAŘÍKOVÁ, Eva, NEDĚLA, Vilém, HRADILOVÁ, J., HRADIL, David. Non-invasive Morphological and Elemental Analysis of Ivory Plate for Artworks. Authentication Using ESEM and EDS. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 2017, 23(S1), 1832-1833
KOŠAŘOVÁ, V., HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., ČERMÁKOVÁ, Zdeňka, NĚMEC, I., SCHREINER, M. The efficiency of micro-Raman spectroscopy in the analysis of complicated mixtures in modern paints: Munch's and Kupka's paintings under study. Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2016, 156(MAR), 36-46
ČERMÁKOVÁ, Zdeňka, BEZDIČKA, Petr, NĚMEC, I., HRADILOVÁ, J., ŠREIN, V., BLAŽEK, Jan, HRADIL, David. Naturally irradiated fluorite as a historic violet pigment: Raman spectroscopic and X-ray diffraction study. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 2015, 46(2), 236-243
ČERMÁKOVÁ, Zdeňka, ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie, HRADILOVÁ, J., BEZDIČKA, Petr, LANČOK, Adriana, VAŠUTOVÁ, V., BLAŽEK, Jan, HRADIL, David. Temperature-related degradation and colour changes of historic paintings containing vivianite. Spectrochimica Acta Part A-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 2015, 140(APR), 101-110
HRADIL, David, HRADILOVÁ, J., BEZDIČKA, Petr, ŠVARCOVÁ, Silvie. Differentiation between anonymous paintings of the 17th and the early 18th century by composition of clay-based grounds. Applied Clay Science. 2015, 118(DEC), 8-20