Identification of artificial orpiment in the interior decorations of the Japanese tower in Laeken, Brussels, Belgium

Abstract

In this paper, we used a multi-technique approach in order to identify the arsenic sulfide pigment used in the decorative panels of the Japanese tower in Laeken, Belgium. Our attention was drawn to this particular pigment because of its relatively good conservation state, despite its known tendency to fade over time when exposed to light. The pigment was… (More)

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