PRESS

23/09/2009

An Artist's Secrets?

Photonics Spectra

 

According to SACI Conservation Department head, Roberta Lapucci, there is evidence that Caravaggio experimented with optics - including lenses, the concave mirror and the camera obscura - as aids in his creative process. Laupcci's recent research provides evidence that Caravaggio may have projected images onto a canvas and used photoluminescent substances to fix their outlines.

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