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Chemical Imaging of Works of Art at the Macro Scale: Implications of Chemical Imaging for Eighteenth-Century French Painting

Yuriko Jackall, assistant curator, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, speaks about what new information obtained from chemical imaging tells us about the changes made by Fragonard in his painting Young Girl Reading. Jackall spoke at a one-day symposium held at the National Gallery of Art on September 21, 2015, which was supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.