Symposium XXIII for the Study of the Underdrawing and Technology in Painting
The international and interdisciplinary XXIII Symposium for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting focuses on 'Cross-Media Perspectives. Technical Studies of Art on Panel, Paper and Parchment (1400-1600)'.
The XXIIIrd Symposium for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting will provide a scientific forum for the presentation of new technical studies in art history, concentrating on art from the Middle Ages and Early Modern period (1400-1600). The conference will focus on the technical examination of art in a variety of media and supports: panel paintings, painting on parchment and canvas, drawings, cartoons, sketches, model- and sketchbooks, prints and manuscript illuminations.
The symposium is organised with several partners: KU Leuven, Illuminare, UCLouvain, Musea Brugge, KIK-IRPA and this year also KBR and M Leuven.
The three-day congress will take place from 11 to 13 January 2024 in Leuven and Brussels.
You can register now to attend the event.
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