The Embassy of Italy has the pleasure to invite you to the lecture organized in collaboration with the art historian Maria Paphiti “Rediscovering Leonardo da Vinci: The Secret Lives of his Paintings” by Professor Maurizio Seracini.
The lecture will take place on the occasion of the official celebrations for the 500 years anniversary from the death of Leonardo da Vinci on Tuesday, 28th May 2019 at 19:15 hrs at the Shoe Factory in Nicosia.
The conference will be followed by a reception.
Professor Maurizio Seracini has a background in biomedical engineer and art history. Since the middle of 1970’s he pioneered the use of multi-spectral diagnostic imaging, analytical diagnostics and other advanced technologies to study art. His methodology has become a standard for scientific authentication and state of conservation of works of art. He studied more than 3500 works of art, including works of Leonardo Da Vinci. Professor Seracini’ s work has been highlighted in TED talks and in many documentaries that can be seen on the National Geographic, Smithsonian, and BBC channels. Also, his work was an inspiration for author Dan Brown’s book The Da Vinci Code.
You are kindly asked to confirm your attendance by Friday 24th May at firstname.lastname@example.org.