LACRAMIOARA STRATULAT, MARIA GEBA, DANIELA SALAJAN VILLAGE FROM MUSCEL BY ION MARINESCU VALSAN STATE OF CONSERVATION AND THE CHROMATIC PALETTE Ion Marinescu Vâlsan (1865 - 1936) was a Romanian painter belonging to the modern Romanian art from the beginning of the 20th century. Many of the paintings painted by him have picturesque landscapes in his native town, Malureni, Arges County. He was influencedby Nicolae Grigorescu. Village from Muscel painting, by Ion Marinescu Vâlsan, was examined by several non-invasive techniques (Vis, UV & grazing light examination, IR reflectography, optical microscopy and X-rays fluorescence spectrometry) to obtain information on its chromatic palette and state of conservation. Zinc white, Lead white, Prussian blue, Cinnabar, Chrome yellow, Yellow ochre, Red ochre, Viridian and Burnt umber were used as the pigments, while the preparation layer is from Chalk, Zinc white, Lead white, identified by XRF analysis.
Keywords: oil painting on canvas, VIS, UV & grazing light examination, IR reflectography, optical microscopy(OM), X-rays fluorescence spectrometry (XRF)