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Romersk marmor

Romersk marmor. Axel Munthes konstsamling i Villa San Michele, Capri. Värnamo 2003. ISBN 91-46-20153-0.   Villa San Michele with its extraordinary view over the Bay of Naples was created by the Swedish doctor Axel Munthe. Works of antique and later art are displayed in the house and its semi-open spaces. Also the precious terraced garden …

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Roman Marbles

Roman Marbles. The Art Collection of Axel Munthe at Villa San Michele, Capri. Värnamo 2003. ISBN 91-46-20242-0.   Villa San Michele with its extraordinary view over the Bay of Naples was created by the Swedish doctor Axel Munthe. Works of antique and later art are displayed in the house and its semi-open spaces. Also the …

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Encausto och ganosis

”Encausto och ganosis”, i Humanist vid Medelhavet, 97-106. Värnamo 2002. ISBN 91-7922-014-2.   Artikeln beskriver enkaustik, en måleriteknik som användes under antiken, och ganosis, vilket var en ytskyddsbehandling på marmor. Gemensamt för de båda teknikerna är användningen av bivax.

Encausto and Ganosis

Encausto and Ganosis. Beeswax as paint and coating during the Roman era and its applicability in modern art, craft and conservation. Göteborg 2002. ISBN 91-7346-414-7.   The publication is a slightly re-worked version of my doctoral thesis, in which a short chapter on polychrome statuary  as well as the appendices were lifted out.

Roman Painting

Roman Painting. Wall Paintings, Fayum Portraits and Polychrome Statuary. Conservation, Materials and Context. Göteborg 2000. ISSN 1101-3303.   Some ancient techniques, encaustic painting and ganosis, are at focus in this PhD dissertation. The principal material connecting the techniques is beeswax, or Punic wax. either as paint or surface coating. The techniques are related to Fayum …

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Mumieporträtt

Mumieporträtt. En konstbok från Nationalmuseum. Stockholm 2000.   The yearbook of Nationalmuseum 2000. With an introduction by Dominic Montserrat. The collection of twenty-seven portraits made on wooden panels, generally referred to as Fayum portraits, are named after the site where many were found. Sometimes they are called mummy portraits, since they were found placed upon …

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Fayum Portraits

Fayum Portraits. Documentation and Scientific Analyses of Mummy Portraits Belonging to Nationalmuseum in Stockholm. Göteborg 2000. ISBN 91-7346-382-5.   The collection of twenty-seven portraits made on wooden panels, generally referred to as Fayum portraits after the site where many were found, or mummy portraits since they were found on mummies,  were studied and the materials used …

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