We’re all familiar with the X-rays used to take images of people’s bones and teeth at medical and dental facilities. But did you know this same technology can also be used to examine the internal structures of museum objects? At… More»
First look at a hidden Rembrandt.
We’ve known about the young man lurking underneath Rembrandt’s An Old Man in Military Costume since the painting was first X-rayed in 1968. Now science has finally caught up to (some of) our questions, allowing a tentative color reconstruction of the hidden painting.