ICACH lab has contributed in the technical examination of Caterina’s Cornaro portrait. A cross-disciplinary study of an important painting, attributed to the circle of Titian, of Caterina Cornaro, the last Lusignan Queen of Cyprus. The Cyprus Institute, specifically STARC and its Art Characterization project team, led the scientific study of the painting.
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ICACH elaborated multispectral methods using technical photography in order to reveal possible hidden watermarks and to identify the variability and the elemental composition of different inks used by the dragoman Hadjigiorgakis Kornesios at late 19th century Cyprus during the Ottoman rule.