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Detection of Art Forgery Kit


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Through this activity, your students learn techniques to help them distinguish authentic paintings from counterfeit. The kit provides "real" and "forged" paintings in the styles of Monet, Van Gogh, and Pollock.

Students use ultraviolet light to test for fluorescence, test for the presence of lead in the paint, and analyze the mixtures and combinations of colors. Materials sufficient for 24 students working in 6 groups of 5 students.


What’s Included:
  •  Lead Nitrate
  •  Potassium Chromate
  •  Paraffin Cubes
  •  Original Paintings
  •  Forged Paintings
  •  Single-Edge Razor Blades
  •  Plastic Bottles with Caps
  •  Pipettes
  •  Magnifying Lenses
  •  Material Safety Data Sheets
  •  Instructor's Manual
Needed But Not Included:
  •  Distilled Water
  • 30 Small Test Tubes
  • 30 Small Stoppers for Test Tubes
  • 6 Match Books
  • 6 Spatulas
  •  Ultraviolet Light
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.


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