2018 Photos of Yr-art history

2018 Photos of Yr-art history

art history

Penn State senior Maggie Davis inspects an 18th-century portrait of John Carson prior to removing paint flakes for elemental analysis. Through a partnership with Penn State’s Materials Characterization Lab, Davis was able to determine the specific ingredients in the paint and ultimately come to conclusions regarding the location where the painting was created.

IMAGE: Stephanie Swindle Thomas
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