Macro X-ray Powder Diffraction Imaging on the second largest work of Jan van Eyck

From 4 to 18 January 2021, the University of Antwerp (AXES and ARCHES research groups) performed an in-situ examination on Madonna with Canon Joris van der Paele (1436) by Jan van Eyck in the Groeningemuseum in Bruges. 

For more information on the chemical imaging technique and research questions, watch this video with dr. Anne van Oosterwijk (Director of Collection of Musea Brugge), prof. dr. Koen Janssens (AXES group), drs. Steven De Meyer (AXES group) and dr. Frederik Vanmeert (AXES group):

In this news report of 12 January 2020 more insight on this research is given by prof. dr. Geert Van der Snickt (ARCHES group).

We will keep you posted on the results! 

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