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Two Boys Watching Schooners

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Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
A photograph of Two Boys Watching Schooners (figure a). Conservators commonly use ultraviolet lamps to examine works of art on paper. Certain materials, including pigments, fluoresce under ultraviolet light-that is, they absorb ultraviolet light energy and reemit light of a different color. The characteristic hue and intensity of fluorescence often help conservators determine the particular pigments present in an artwork. …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago

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