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The "Treu Head": A Virtual Color Reconstruction

Giovanni Verri

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Using a combination of analytical techniques, conservation scientist Giovanni Verri, with Thorsten Opper, Thibaut Deviese, and Lorenzo Lazzarini, studied the preserved color on an ancient Roman head at the British Museum. This digital reconstruction presents the researchers' key discoveries and Verri's interpretation of the original painting techniques, linking Roman practices with those used for contemporary panel-painting in Roman Egypt.

The "Treu Head": A Virtual Color Reconstruction, Giovanni Verri, Digital video, color, silent, 5 min., 20 sec.

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