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50 shades of blue

'50 shades of blue'. Physical Reality and Psychological Perception in Medieval Mural Paintings Contributor: Floréal Daniel Institute of Archaeomaterials Research Research Centre for Applied Physics in Archaeology (CRP2A) In this Discussion,the context will be given that led to the multidisciplinary project (psychology, archaeometry) 'The Virgin's Blue Coat', which subscribes to

FiatLux

FiatLux: Fusion of Imaging and Time-Tracking for the Study of Geometrically Complex Paintings [Fusion d’ImAgerie et suivi Temporel pour L’étude de peintUres à géométrie compleXe] Interdisciplinary project 'Imag’In Challenge'. 2015–2017 The 'FiatLux' project aims to relate certain techniques in imaging analysis and processing, radiation physics, physico-chemistry of

The history of the Mobilier National

Discussion 12 March 2015 at 1.30 p.m. Contributor: Jean Fouace, chief conservator of cultural heritage, head of the CICRP's scientific department The history of the Mobilier National and the Manufactures Nationales of the Gobelins, the Savonnerie and Beauvais are inextricably linked. Each of these structures has served to

The banner of Saint Blaise

Issues and challenges in the restoration and presentation of a double-sided artwork The Petit Palais museum has been working for many years in close collaboration with the CICRP and is offering the opportunity to the public to discover the scientific studies and restorations that the works

Neoformation of sulphates as a factor in the deterioration of monuments: isotopic tracing (S, O, B) of internal and external pollution sources (‘BOS’ project)

Duration: 2002–2009 CICRP: Philippe Bromblet, Jean-Marc Vallet Partnerships(s): Bureau of Geological and Mining Research (BRGM), Historic Monuments Research Laboratory (LRMH) and Olivier Rolland, restorer This research programme, launched in 2002 on Bourges Cathedral, has subsequently benefited from financing for a duration of two years (2004–2006) under the National

Deterioration of Celluloid Objects in Collections (ALTOCECOL)

Duration: 2010–2011 CICRP director: Alain Colombini Partnership(s): Research Centre for the Conservation of Collections (CRCC); ARC-Nucléart; Laboratory of Molecular and Macromolecular Photochemistry of Clermont-Ferrand; Museums of France Research and Restoration Centre (C2RMF), in the context of a Regional Natural Park of Corsica (PNRC) This project focuses on celluloid,

Research on the identification and degradation of rubbers

Duration: 2010–2011 CICRP: Alain Colombini Partnership(s): Research Centre for the Conservation of Collections (CRCC), Laboratory of Molecular and Macromolecular Photochemistry (LPMM); Museums of France Research and Restoration Centre (C2RMF); Gwenola Corbin, conservator-restorer, National Centre of Plastic Arts (CNAP) grant Under the restoration research allowance granted to Gwenola Corbin