SWIR Imaging can be used for art inspection, counterfeiting, overpainting analysis, alteration identification…

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Images in the visible and SWIR range of a water-based painting over a pencil drawing on paper (anonymous artist).
By examining the painting in the SWIR range, it is possible to see beneath the paint and see the artist’s initial drawing.
 
Camera used: C-RED 3 with SWIR lens 16 mm, uncooled, non stabilized, low gain
 
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