Drawing in the lab


The sight of a drawing from the hand of a master like Rembrandt or Rubens is not only a treat for art connoisseurs. How this enjoyment can be enhanced thanks to the help of a microscope is shown in an exhibition at the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum in winter 23/24: "Drawing in the Lab" presents the art-technological methods currently being used by a team of experts from the Cologne museum to examine almost a thousand Dutch drawings (15th to 19th century). The astonishing results of these diverse "autopsies" form the basis for further art-historical analysis of the still largely unexplored sheets from the museum's own collection.



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Dates overview

Tuesday, the 28.11.2023

10:00 - 18:00

Wednesday, the 29.11.2023

10:00 - 18:00

Thursday, the 30.11.2023

10:00 - 18:00

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Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud


Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud

Obenmarspforten 40
50667 Köln

+49 (0) 221 22 12 11 19



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