Converse with a Conservator | More than Meets the Eye

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 5:30 – 6:15pm EST
What happens when an object’s attribution or date is called into question? Hear how conservators use innovative research and scientific analysis to identify the materials and methods used to create an artwork to answer this question. Graduate objects conservation intern Sarah Montonchaikul reveals how this information is used alongside art history to shed light on the identification and attribution of artworks. In this engaging online conversation, examine a mysterious unidentified Byzantine-looking necklace that may not be exactly what it seems.

Image Credit: UV overlay with visible light photography of Necklace, Gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.247. Photo by Ariel O’Connor
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