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Chemistry and Art: Saint John the Baptist with Saint John the Evangelist

Description

This painting is a good example of the use of egg tempera paint and gilding. When it was cleaned in 1981-2, the materials used were analysed, and some of the results are discussed.

Type of Activity

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group work, working independently

Audience

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TeacherStudent

Age Group

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14 to 16 years

Credits

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This resource has been provided by, or developed in partnership with, The National Gallery.
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