domingo, 17 de março de 2013

Memória técnica sobre a estátua de D. José, de Machado de Castro

O 35.º volume da biblioteca digital de antigos tratados técnicos em português já está disponível. É o seguinte:

Joaquim Machado de Castro, Descripção Analytica da Execução da Estatua Equestre Erigida em Lisboa à Gloria do Senhor Rei Fidelissimo D. José I, Lisboa, Impressam Regia, 1840.

Está aqui, com acesso livre.

sábado, 16 de março de 2013

Tratado sobre construções militares

A biblioteca digital de antigos tratados técnicos em português contém mais dois volumes:

Manuel de Azevedo Fortes, O Engenheiro Portuguez, 2 volumes, Lisboa, Officina de Manoel Fernandes da Costa, 1728-1729.

O 1.º volume “comprehende a geometria pratica sobre o papel, e sobre o terreno: o uso dos instrumentos mais necessarios aos Engenheiros: o modo de desenhar, e dar aguadas nas plantas Militares; e no Apendice a Trigonometria rectilínea”.

O 2.º volume “comprehende a fortificação regular, e irregular: o ataque, e defensa das Praças; e no Appendice o uso das Armas de guerra”.

Os dois volumes estão aqui, com acesso livre.

domingo, 10 de março de 2013

Vieira Lusitano, insigne pintor e leal esposo

Há mais um volume, o 32.º, na biblioteca digital de antigos tratados técnicos em português. É o seguinte:

Vieira Lusitano, O Insigne Pintor, e Leal Esposo, Lisboa, Officina Patriarcal de Francisco Luiz Ameno, 1780.

Trata-se de uma obra autobiográfica escrita em verso.

Está aqui.

Conservação da arte decorativa

Foi há pouco disponibilizado online, temporariamente com acesso livre, o volume com as comunicações apresentadas no último encontro do IIC, que decorreu em Viena, em finais de 2012:

Sharon Cather, Austin Nevin, Joyce H. Townsend, Marika Spring, Jo Kirby Atkinson, Dinah Eastop (ed.), The Decorative: Conservation and the Applied Arts, London, IIC, 2012.

Está aqui.


  • Kasi Albert, Ceramic rivet repair: history, technology, and conservation approaches, pp. 1-8
  • Ursula Baumer, Irene Fiedler, Simone Bretz, Hans-Jörg Ranz, Patrick Dietemann, Decorative reverse-painted glass objects from the fourteenth to twentieth centuries: an overview of the binding media, pp. 9-18
  • Tatjana Bayerová, Václav Pitthard, Martina Grießer., Martina Grießer-Stermscheg., Metal sarcophagi of the Habsburg Imperial Crypt, Church of the Capuchin Friars, in Vienna, Austria: analysis of surface coatings, pp. 19-26
  • Tim Bechthold, Julia Reischl, Kitchen stories: Cuisine Atelier Le Corbusier, type 1, pp. 27-35
  • Ulrike Brichzin, Christoph Herm, Investigation and conservation of a panoramic wallpaper Les Vues du Brésil from 1829, pp. 36-42
  • Aviva Burnstock, Christine Sitwell, Catherine Daunt, Sarah Freeman, A room transposed: a technical and historical study of the King's Room, Westwood Manor, Wiltshire, UK, pp. 43-51
  • Brenna Campbell, Élodie Lévèque, Erin Jue, Marcel Duchamp's Boîtes-en-valise: collaboration and conservation, pp. 52-60
  • Francesca Casadio, Anikó Bezur, Kelly Domoney, Katherine Eremin, Lynn Lee, Jennifer L. Mass, Andrew Shortland, Nicholas Zumbulyadis, X-ray fluorescence applied to overglaze enamel decoration on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century porcelain from central Europe, pp. 61-72
  • Yannick Chastang, The conservation of two pietre dure and gilt-bronze-mounted cabinets made by Domenico Cucci for Louis XIV, pp. 73-79
  • Anne-Marie Deisser, Lolan Sipan, Decorative art or art practice? The conservation of textiles in the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq, pp. 80-86
  • Matthijs de Keijzer, Maarten R. van Bommel, Regina Hofmann-de Keijzer, Regina Knaller, Edith Oberhumer, Indigo carmine: understanding a problematic blue dye, pp. 87-95
  • Dinah Eastop, Anna E. Bülow, Agnes W. Brokerhof, Design, digitization, discovery: enhancing collection quality, pp. 96-102
  • Jean-Philippe Echard, Christine Laloue, Isabelle Chochod, Daniele Pipitone, Characterization and conservation of the decorative paint on seventeenth-century French and Flemish harpsichord soundboards, pp. 103-113
  • Kathryn Gill, Images can speak louder than words: communicating conservation effectively, pp. 114-121
  • Joseph Godla, Re-evaluation of French Renaissance furniture at The Frick Collection, New York, USA, pp. 122-129
  • Roger Griffith, Margo Delidow, Chris McGlinchey, Peeling back the layers: Eileen Gray's brick screens, pp. 130-137
  • Ursula Haller, Stephanie Hilden, Karin Krüger, The Ermlitz project: conservation and mounting of 310 square metres of painted wall hangings, pp. 138-146
  • Eva Helfenstein, Katherine Eremin, Richard Newman, Glenn Gates, Terry Drayman-Weisser, Cathy Selvius DeRoo, Philip Klausmeyer, Ian Freestone, Technical examination of enamels from the Botkin collection, pp. 147-156
  • Karin Hermerén, Henrik Orrje, Exposed and unseen: management of public immovable art, pp. 157-164
  • Petr Justa, Tatjana Bayerová, Karol Bayer, A new look at the St Wenceslas sculpture in St Vitus Cathedral, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 165-172
  • Stephen P. Koob, Linda Gué, The conservation of two Baccarat crystal torchères at the Shangri La Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pp. 173-180
  • Katy Lithgow, Nicky Boden, Michelle Hill, Richard Lithgow, Kate Measures, A "once in a lifetime" experience: "conservation in action" for Thornhill's wall paintings at Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire, UK, pp. 181-190
  • Jennifer L. Mass, Catherine R. Matsen, Understanding silver hollow wares of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: is there a role for x-ray fluorescence?, pp. 191-198
  • Ferenc Mihály, Márta Guttmann, The Umling painter-carpenter workshop in Transylvania, pp. 199-207
  • Katalin E. Nagy, Andrea Várfalvi, When Spain dictated fashion: a Hungarian lady's richly decorated garments, c. 1600, pp. 208-216
  • Eva Putzgruber, Marco Verità, Katharina Uhlir, Bernadette Frühmann, Martina Grießer., Gabriela Krist, Scientific investigation and study of the sixteenth-century glass jewellery collection of Archduke Ferdinand II, pp. 217-226
  • Chandra L. Reedy, Image analysis-aided light microscopy of glazed ceramics: identifying technological innovation and style, pp. 227-233
  • Rainer W. Richter, Christian Neelmeijer, The Waldenburg beakers and Johann Kunckel: analytical and technological study of four corner-cut coloured glasses, pp. 234-243
  • Renée Riedler, Ellen Pearlstein, Molly Gleeson, Featherwork: beyond decorative, pp. 244-249
  • Eva Rydlová, Ivana Kopecká, Zwischengoldglas: technology of production, material analyses and conservation, pp. 250-257
  • Erika Gohde Sandbakken, Eva Storevik Tveit, Edvard Munch's monumental sketches (1909-1916) for the Aula of Oslo University, Norway: conservation issues and treatments, pp. 258-267
  • Katy Sanders, Lynne Harrison, Catherine Higgitt, Christina Young, Purely decorative? Technical analysis of a fifteenth-century northern European parade shield, pp. 268-278
  • Sandra Smith, Alan Derbyshire, Victoria Oakley, Connoisseurship, aesthetics, and ethics: factors influencing the conservation of the decorative arts, pp. 279-285
  • Sarah Staniforth, Helen Lloyd, Use it or lose it: the opportunities and challenges of bringing historic places to life, pp. 286-294
  • Heather Tetley, Underfoot and overlooked: conservation treatment of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British carpets in historic houses, pp. 295-304
  • Márta Toth, Lessons learned from conserving metal thread embroidery in the Esterházy collection, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 305-312
  • Joanna Whalley, Faded glory: gemstone simulants and enhancements, pp. 313-321
  • Lori Wong, Stephen Rickerby, Alan Phenix, Amarilli Rava, Rasha Kamel, Examination of the wall paintings in Tutankhamen's Tomb: inconsistencies in original technology, pp. 322-330
  • Elizabeth Woolley, Jilleen Nadolny, Lisa Shekede, Tin relief on thirteenth-century Cypriot wall painting: technology and conservation, pp. 331-339

Monitorização de poluentes em museus

Foi há pouco disponibilizado na Internet, com acesso livre, o seguinte livro:

Cecily M. Grzywacz, Monitoring for Gaseous Pollutants in Museum Environments, Los Angeles, The Getty Conservation Institute, 2006.

Está aqui.


  • Gaseous Pollutants in Museum Environments: Overview
  • The Effects of Gaseous Pollutants on Objects
  • Introduction to Passive Sampling
  • Passive Sampling Devices
  • Planning and Conducting an Air Quality Monitoring Program
  • Interpreting Results and Mitigation Considerations
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum Monitoring Program, 1996–1998
  • Appendixes
    • Major Gaseous Pollutants of Concern to Museums, Their Sources, and At-Risk Materials
    • Current Target Levels for Key Gaseous Pollutants in Museums
    • Materials Testing
    • Protocols for Preparing and Analyzing Passive Sampling Devices for Organic Carbonyl Pollutants

segunda-feira, 4 de março de 2013

Conversações sobre a Pintura, Escultura, e Architectura

Acabei de colocar na biblioteca digital de antigos tratados técnicos em português os 6 volumes de Conversações sobre a Pintura, Escultura, e Architectura que, ainda que publicados sem indicação de autor, são de Cirilo Volkmar Machado:

Cirilo Volkmar Machado, Conversações Sobre a Pintura, Escultura, e Architectura, 6 volumes, Lisboa, Off. de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1794-1798.

Estão aqui, com acesso livre.

Análise química aplicada ao estudo do património cultural

Foi há pouco publicado o seguinte volume:

Patricia L. Lang, Ruth Ann Armitage (ed.), Collaborative Endeavors in the Chemical Analysis of Art and Cultural Heritage Materials, Washington, American Chemical Society, 2012.

Está disponível aqui, com acesso condicionado.


  • Gregory D. Smith, James F. Hamm, Dan A. Kushel, Corina E. Rogge, What's Wrong with this Picture? The Technical Analysis of a Known Forgery, pp. 1-21
  • Lauren Paul Bradley, Sabrina Meloni, Erich Stuart Uffelman, Jennifer L. Mass, Scientific Examination and Treatment of a Painting by Gijsbert Gillisz d?Hondecoeter in the Mauritshuis, pp. 23-49
  • Erich Stuart Uffelman, Elizabeth Court, John Marciari, Alexis Miller, Lauren Cox, Handheld XRF Analyses of Two Veronese Paintings, pp. 51-73
  • R. Li, S. Baker, C. Selvius Deroo, R. A. Armitage, Characterization of the Binders and Pigments in the Rock Paintings of Cueva la Conga, Nicaragua, pp. 75-89
  • Jon Russ, Kaixuan Bu, Jeff Hamrick, James V. Cizdziel, Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Lower Pecos Rock Paints and Possible Pigment Sources, pp. 91-121
  • Jordyn Geiger, Ruth Ann Armitage, Cathy Selvius Deroo, Identification of Organic Dyes by Direct Analysis in Real Time-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry, pp. 123-129
  • John Hopkins, Ruth Ann Armitage, Characterizing Organic Residues on Ceramics by Direct Analysis in Real Time Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry, pp. 131-142
  • Ruth Ann Armitage, Mary Ellen Ellis, Carolynne Merrell, New Developments in the ?Nondestructive? Dating of Perishable Artifacts Using Plasma-Chemical Oxidation, pp. 143-154
  • Ann Feuerbach, The Roles of Chemistry and Culture in the Origins and Legacy of Crucible Damascus Steel Blades, pp. 155-165
  • Danielle M. Garshott, Elizabeth Macdonald, Stephanie Spohn, Hana Attar, Jennifer Shango, Irice Ellis, Meghann N. Murray, Mark A. Benvenuto, Elemental Composition of a Series of Medieval Korean Coinage via Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, pp. 167-183
  • Danielle M. Garshott, Elizabeth Macdonald, Meghann N. Murray, Mark A. Benvenuto, Chemical Composition of a Series of Siamese Bullet Coins: A Search for Contemporary Counterfeits, pp. 185-196
  • Joseph G. Barabe, Abigail B. Quandt, Margaret M. Mitchell, Analysis of the ?Archaic Mark? Codex, pp. 197-217
  • Patricia Hill, Deberah Simon, Developing a Community of Science and Art Scholars, pp. 219-229
  • Patricia L. Lang, The Chemistry of Artists? Pigments: An Immersive Learning Course, pp. 231-239
  • Anne Gaquere-parker, Cass D. Parker, Bridging the Gap of Art and Chemistry at the Introductory Level, pp. 241-249
  • Erich Stuart Uffelman, Ronald W. Fuchs, Patricia A. Hobbs, Lauren F. Sturdy, Danielle S. Bowman, Derek A. G. Barisas, Technical Examination of Cultural Heritage Objects Associated with George Washington, pp. 251-283
  • Patricia L. Lang, Shawn P. Leary, Rebecca F. Carey, Melissa N. Coffer, Rick E. Hamilton, Amber L. Klein, Randall T. Short, Philip A. Kovac, The Spectroscopic Analysis of Paints Removed from a Polychrome Wood Sculpture of <italic>Male Saint</italic>, pp. 285-299

Métodos físicos e químicos aplicados ao estudo da arqueologia, arte e conservação

O seguinte volume, que reúne as comunicações apresentadas num encontro, está disponível na internet com acesso livre:

José Luis Ruvalcaba Sil, Javier Reyes Trujeque, Jesús A. Arenas Alatorre, Adrián Velázquez Castro (ed.), 2nd Latin-American Symposium on Physical and Chemical Methods in Archaeology, Art and Cultural Heritage Conservation. Selected Papers, Mexico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2010.

Está aqui.


  • C.R. Appoloni, F.L. Melquiades, F. Lopes, C. I. Parellada, M.H.L.B Morales, G.E.V. de Biasi, 1. Rock Art at Jaguariaíva 1 Archaeological Site (Paraná, Brazil): In Situ Pigments Study by Portable Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (PXRF), p. 1
  • Colour. M. San Andrés, J. M. de la Roja, N. Sancho, V. G. Baonza, 2. Verdigris, a Pigment with Different Hues. Relation between Chemical Composition and, p. 4
  • V. Urbina, T. Pradell, N. Salvadó, S. Buti, J.L. Ruvalcaba, 3. Chemical Changes in Pictorial Models: Characterization by FT-IR Spectroscopy, p. 10
  • Imaging Portable XRF, SEM. S. Zetina, E. Arroyo, T. Falcón, E. Hernández, J.L. Ruvalcaba, M.E. Espinosa, V. Aguilar Melo, D. Ramírez, V. Santos, F. Riquelme, 4. The Mobility of Imitation: An Analysis of 18th Century Chinese Style Furniture with IRUV, p. 15
  • Work of Art. M.A. García, M. Gómez, D. Juanes, C. Vega, 5. The Sky of Salamanca. An Example of Experimental Methodology Applied to a Singular, p. 23
  • F. Eisner-Sagüés, C. Ossa-Izquierdo, 6. Material Investigation in the Course of the Restoration of a Series of Colonial Paintings, p. 29
  • E. Kajiya, M. A. Rizzutto, V. Pagliaro, S.I. Finazzo, P. R. Pascholati, 7. Images Analysis Coupled With PIXE Technique For Picture Characterization, p. 35
  • M. Ostrooumov, 8. Infrared Reflection Spectrometry Analysis as a Non-destructive Method of Characterizing Minerals and Stone Materials in Geoarchaeological and Archaeometric Applications, p. 40
  • K. Yonekura, 9. Preliminary Analysis on Microindentation Hardness of Prehistoric Lithic Raw Materials, p. 45
  • Mexico. J. L. Ruvalcaba Sil, A. Daneels, M. Vaggi, M. Aguilar Franco, 10. Non-Destructive Characterization of Green Stone Pieces from La Joya Site, Veracruz, p. 49
  • J. Reyes, Y. Espinosa-Morales, P. Maldonado, G. Ancona, P. Bartolo-Pérez, J.A. Azamar-Barrios, 11. Chemical Characterization of Mortar from San Roque Church (San Francisco de Campeche, México), p. 56
  • Saprykina, O. Zelentsova, R. Mitoyan, 12. Warrior’s Belt from the Middle Volga Burial Ground X A.D. - Technology and Origin, p. 62
  • J. Arenas Alatorre, J. Contreras, J. L. Ruvalcaba Sil, 13. Microstructural Study of Gilded Copper Artifacts from the Chichén-Itzá Cenote, p. 67
  • C. R. Appoloni, F. L. Melquiades, F. Lopes, 14. Study of Fragments of Archaeological Glass Objects by Portable Energy Dispersive XRay Fluorescence (PXRF), p. 72
  • L.P. Traversa, M.I. Casadas, M.E. Peltzer, F.H Lloro, 15. Implementation of Techniques for the Study of Vitreous and Metallic Materials from the Archaeological Site “Guardia del Monte”, San Miguel del Monte, Buenos Aires Province, p. 76
  • M.O. Figueiredo, T.P. Silva, J.P. Veiga, M.I. Prudêncio, M.I. Dias, M.A. Matos, A.M. Pais, 16. Blue Pigments in XVI-XVII Century Glazes: A Comparative Study between Portuguese Faiences and Chinese Porcelains, p. 81
  • V. Aguilar Melo, J.L. Ruvalcaba Sil, O. Escamilla Gonzalez, L. Milan, D. Ramírez Miranda, Ma.C. León García, 17. Non-destructive Analysis of Handwriting and Colored Drawings of the Printed Book Divina Proportione (1509), p. 86
  • M. del Egido, D. Juanes, 18. The Application of Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer in Historical Photography: a Proposal of Experimental Configuration, p. 93
  • M. Patrick Ravines, A. West, J. Minter, R.O. Gutierrez Jr, 19. The Daguerreotype under High Magnification: An Ultra-High Resolution SEM Study of a 19th Century Daguerreotype’s Surface Nanostructure, p. 99
  • Velázquez-Castro, B. Zúñiga-Arellano, Á. González-López, 20. Nerita Shell Objects in the Offerings of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan, p. 105
  • E. A. Castillo Velasco, S. A. Páez Torres, 21. Manufacture of Spondylus princeps Objects in Calica, Quintana Roo, p. 110
  • R. B. Solís Ciriaco, O. Sterpone Canuto, 22. Manufacturing Techniques of the Pinctada mazatlanica Objects in Tula, Hidalgo, p. 115
  • Tenochtitlan Mexico. E. R. Melgar Tísoc, R. B. Solís Ciriaco, 23. Manufacturing Techniques of the Turquoise Mosaics from the Great Temple of, p. 119
  • N. Valentín Maldonado, G. Pérez Roldán, 24. Analysis of Modified Osseous Remains from Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico, p. 125
  • N. Victoria Lona, 25. Objects Made of Copal, A Glance through the Time, p. 131
  • D. Argote Espino, J. Solé Viñas, O. Sterpone Canuto, P. López García, 26. ICP-MS Analysis for the Characterization of Obsidian Sub-Sources In Sierra de Pachuca Region, Hidalgo, Mexico, p. 135
  • H. Neff, 27. Plumbate Technology Revisited, p. 140
  • J. López Juárez, J.L. Ruvalcaba-Sil, M. Aguilar Franco, 28. Characterization of Slates from Teotihuacan using XRD, PIXE and IOL, p. 146
  • C. Giannattasio, S.M. Grillo, 29. Dating Techniques through the Characterization of Materials. XVI Century South Sardinian Coast Defense Towers, p. 152
  • L.P. Traversa, M.I. Casadas, M.E. Peltzer, F. Iloro, A.M. Cesio, 30. Dating Tests, Mineralogical Analysis and Technological Characterization on Building Materials from Archaeological Excavations in Urban Historical Sites, p. 159
  • L. R. Couoh, J. L. Ruvalcaba, L. Bucio, J. Arenas, 31. Diagnosis of State of Preservation and Quantification of Trace Elements in Ancient Bones from La Laguna, Tlaxcala, Mexico, p. 165
  • M. Teutli, E. León, J. Cerna, A. C. Ruíz, 32. Basalt Chemical Weathering at Puebla Historical Buildings, p. 172
  • L.E. Rendon, X. Li, M.E. Lara, M. Rendon, S. K. Rendon, 33. Biodeterioration of Mineral Materials in Cultural Heritage, Archaeology and Historical Collections, p. 176
  • J. Reyes, F. Corvo, Y. Espinosa-Morales, C. Valdés, P. Bartolo, D. Aguilar, P. Quintana, B. Hermosín, C. Saiz-Jimenez, 34. Analysis of Black Crust from a Cuban Historic Building, p. 181
  • C. Valdés Clemente, F. Corvo Pérez, C. Lariot Sánchez, 35. Laboratory and In Situ Evaluation of Polysiloxane Hidrofuge Product for Protection of Stone at San Francisco de Asis and Basilica Minor in the Old Havana, Cuba, p. 188
  • J. Reyes, F. Torres, I. Ché, F. Corvo, T. Pérez, H. Bravo, P. Sánchez, D. Aguilar, P. Quintana, 36. Dissolution of Traditional Mortars under Artificial Rain Conditions: A Laboratory Test, p. 195