Untersuchungstechnisches Praktikum: Pigment- und Bindemittelbestimmung

Tatjana Bayerova
Conservation and Restoration, Conservation and Restoration
2021S, Vorlesung und √úbungen (VU), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S00412


The course focuses mainly on relatively simple pigment detection methods, which can be carried out with simple instrumental equipment. The content of the course can be summarized in the following points: Overview of the most commonly used methods for the identification of pigments, basics of pigment identification using transmitted light microscopy, preparation of slides (powder preparations), theoretical basics of the microchemical identification methods of pigments (spot tests), as well as demonstration and practice of selected spot tests for historical pigments.

Examination Modalities

The carrying out practical experiments and the written investigation report will be evaluated.


The course can be attended only after completing the lecture "Farbenchemie" and Seminar "Grundlagen der Pigment- und Bindemittelbestimmung".

 The course will be in English.

Course Enrolment

Via online registration

co-registration: possible

Conservation and Restoration (2. Section): Naturwissenschaften: Untersuchungstechnisches Praktikum

Individual courses: possible