Photographing Paintings with Infrared

Photographing paintings with infrared
  • Infrared photography is a powerful method used to reveal the underdrawings beneath a painting. This is important when investigating authenticity. For example, an artist is likely to make numerous changes to his painting prior to completing it. A forger is not likely to do so.
  • Some pigments become transparent with infrared photography.
  • Infrared photography can make erased and overwritten text in manuscripts more legible. This method has been used in studying the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Results of our analysis are provided in a detailed report.

Contact us today to discuss using infrared photography to investigate what is hidden in your artwork: