On the occasion of the visit of Dr. Joen Hermans (Rijksmuseum & University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) will hold a seminar prepared by the ALMA department on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The seminar entitled Metal Soaps in Paintings: History, Chemistry and Crystallography takes place in the meeting room in the FIII building and online (https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/96489609021).
9:30-9:40 Opening & introduction
Dr. Joen Hermans - Chemical reactivity and kinetics in oil paint layers: the case of metal soaps (Rijksmuseum & University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Eva Kočí, PhD. - Laboratory X-ray diffraction for non-invasive identification of pigments and degradation products in portrait miniatures (ALMA Laboratory, IIC CAS)
10:45-11:00 Coffee break
Silvia Garrappa - Mock-ups: the effective approach in the study of saponification processes in paintings (ALMA Laboratory, IIC CAS)
Silvie Švarcová, PhD. - Crystalline metal carboxylates relevant to pigmnet-binder interactions in paintings (ALMA Laboratory, IIC CAS)
Supported by the Czech Academy of Sciences in the frame of the Strategy AV21 no. 23 City as a Laboratory of Change; Construction, Historical Heritage and Place for Safe and Quality Life. The research of painted miniatures was supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, NAKI II programme, project No. DG18P02OVV034.