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Aviva Burnstock

Professor

Former affiliations
  • Strand, Somerset House

    WC2R 0RN London

    United Kingdom

  • 360 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
1984 …2019
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Research Output 1984 2019

2019

An Investigation into Metal Ions in Varnish Coatings

S. Higgs & Burnstock, A., 2019, Metal Soaps in Art. Cultural Heritage Science. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 123-140

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Grisaille Paintings

Serres, K. & Burnstock, A., Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Hand of the Master. Materials and Techniques of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Oberthaler, E., Hoppe-Harnoncourt, A., Penot, S., Spronk, R. & Sellink, M. (eds.). Kunsthistorisches Museum Publications in collaboration with Hannibal Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Taking Different Forms: Metal Soaps in Paintings, Diagnosis of Condition, and Issues for Treatment

Burnstock, A., 2019, Metal Soaps in Art. Cultural Heritage Science. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 243-262

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

'A molecular study of modern oil paintings: investigating the role of dicarboxylic acids in the water sensitivity of modern oil paints'

Banti, D., La Nasa, J., Lluveras Tenorio, A., Modugno, F., van der Berg, K. J., Lee, J. A., Ormsby, B. A., Burnstock, A. & Bonaduce, I., Feb 6 2018, In : RSC Advances. 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

'Interpreting technical evidence from spectral imaging of paintings by Édouard Manet in the Courtauld Gallery'

Amato, S. R., Burnstock, A., Cross, M., Janssens, K., Rosi, F., Cartechini, L., Fontana, R., Fovo, A. D., Paolantoni, M., Grazia, C., Romani, A., Michelin, A., Andraud, C., Tournié, A. & Dik, J., Jan 23 2018, In : X-Ray Spectrometry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Painting
Imaging techniques
Macros
Fluorescence
X rays

'The influence of science and technology on the conservation and technical study of paintings in the last 50 years: a personal viewpoint'

Burnstock, A., Jan 2018, The Picture so Far: 50 Years of Painting Conservation. Granville, A., Hinde, L., Plender, S., Tomlinson, H. & Wade, N. (eds.). Archetype, p. 32-58

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

'The chemical characterisation of water sensitive modern oil paint swatches by Winsor & Newton'

Lee, J. A., Ormsby, B. A., Burnstock, A. & van der Berg, K. J., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

'Water sensitivity of modern oil paintings'

Bay, L., Burnstock, A., Lee, J., Ormsby, B. & van der Berg, K. J., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2016

'Making paint in the 20th Century: the Talens Archive'

Burnstock, A., Jan van den Berg, K., van Gurp, F., Bayliss, S. & Ovink, K., 2016, Sources in Art Technology, Back to Basics. Eyb-Green, S., Townshend, J. H., Pilz, K., Kroustallis, S. & van Leeuwen, I. (eds.). Archetype, p. 43-50

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

‘Water senstivity of modern oil paint films’

Burnstock, A., Lee, J., Jan van den Berg, K. & Ormsby, B., 2016, VII Congress C&C 2015 Proceedings. CESMAR7 and Il Prato Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

'André Derain Trees by a Lake: Le Parc de Carrières-Saint-Denis Cleo Nisse'

Burnstock, A. & Whitlum-Cooper, F., 2015, In : Art Matters. 6, p. 10-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Painting in Britain 1500-1630: Production, Influences and Patronage

Burnstock, A. (ed.), Howard, M. (ed.) & Town, E. (ed.), 2015, British Academy OUP.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

'Technical Examination and Conservation of The Triumph of David, by Nicolas Poussin'

Burnstock, A. & Plender, S., 2015, In : Kermes: Rivista del Ristauro. p. 55-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

'A technical study of portraits of King James VI and I attributed to John de Critz the Elder (d.1642): artist, workshop and copies’

Burnstock, A. & Rae, C., 2014, European Paintings 15th-18th Century, Copying, Replicating and Emulating. Copenhagen: Centre for Art Technological Studies( CATS), p. 58-66

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Issues in Contemporary Oil Paint

Burnstock, A. (ed.), Jan van den Berg, K. (ed.), de Keijzer, M. (ed.), Krueger, J. (ed.), Learner, T. (ed.), de Tagle, A. (ed.) & Heydenreich, G. (ed.), 2014, Springer International Publishing AG.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

10 Citations (Scopus)

‘A cause of water-sensitivity in modern oil paint films: The formation of magnesium sulphate’

Burnstock, A., Silvester, G., Megens, L., Learner, T., Chiari, G. & Jan van den Berg, K., 2014, In : Studies in Conservation. 59, 1, p. 38-51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

‘Seurat’s hidden self-portrait'

Serres, K. & Burnstock, A., Apr 2014, In : Burlington Magazine. p. 240-242

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

'An evaluation of changes in the appearance of 19th century grounds on canvas on varnishing and varnish removal'

Burnstock, A. & Watson, M., 2013, New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings (Cleaning 2010). Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Vol. 3. p. 77-85

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

369 Downloads (Pure)

'Technical Examination of Works by Camille and Lucien Pissarro from the Courtauld Gallery'

Burnstock, A. & Gutierrez, L., 2013, In : Art Matters. 5, p. 13, 16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

'The sensitivity of modern oil paints to aqueous solvents used for cleaning'

Burnstock, A., Tempest, H., Saltmarsh, P. & Jan van den Berg, K., 2013, New Insights into the Cleaning of Paintings (Cleaning 2010). Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Vol. 3. p. 107-115

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2012

'Deterioration of traditional oil paint films 15th-early 20th centuries'

Burnstock, A., van Loon, A. & Noble, P., 2012, The Conservation of Easel Paintings. Hill Stonor, J. & Rushfield, R. (eds.). London and New York: Routledge, p. 214-241

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘A Pilot Application of scanning electron microscopy and high resolution X-radiography for the conservation of paintings’

Burnstock, A., Ball, A. D., Howard, L. E. & Silvester, G., 2012, Historical Technology, Materials and Conservation. Archetype, p. 14-21

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘A room transposed, the Kings Room at Westwood Manor, Wiltshire, UK’

Burnstock, A., Sitwell, C., Daunt, C. & Freeman, S., 2012, The Decorative: Conservation and the Applied Arts. London: International Institute for Conservation (IIC), p. 536-544

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2011

'The development on an on-line research tool for international research collaboration of a putative altarpiece attributed to the Master of the Fogg Pieta'

Burnstock, A. & Nevin, A., 2011, ICOM-CC International Council of Museums Conservation Committee 16th Triennial Conference. Lisbon: ICOM-CC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

'The visual impact of wax-resin lining on reconstructions of Vincent Van Gogh’s grounds'

Burnstock, A., Nieder, E. & Hendriks, E., 2011, In : Studies in Conservation. 56, 2, p. 94-103

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

‘Characterisation of surface whitening in twentieth-century European paintings at Dudmaston Hall, United Kingdom’

Burnstock, A., Hinde, L., Jan van den Berg, K. & de Groot, S., 2011, ICOM-CC International Council of Museums Conservation Committee 16th Triennial Conference. Lisbon: ICOM-CC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2010

'Cézanne's development of the Card Players'

Burnstock, A., Campbell, C., Hale, C. & Macaro, G., 2010, Cézanne's Card Players [Exhibition Catalogue]. London: Paul Holberton Press, p. 31-49

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009
58 Citations (Scopus)

'A non-invasive XRF study supported by multivariate statistical analysis and reflectance FTIR to assess the composition of modern painting materials'

Burnstock, A., Rossi, F., Jan van den Berg, K., Miliani, C., Brunetti, B. G. & Sgamellotti, A., 2009, In : Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 71, 5, p. 1655-1662

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multivariate statistical analysis
Painting
pigments
Pigments
Statistical methods

'A Technical study of Cassone panels from the Courtauld Gallery'

Burnstock, A., Laaser, T. & Campbell, C., 2009, In : Zeitschrift für Kunsttechnologie und Koneserviereung. 2, p. 315-326

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

'An Investigation of Water-Sensitive Oil Paints in 20th Century Paintings'

Burnstock, A., Jan van den Berg, K., de Groot, S. & Wijnberg, L., 2008, Reprints of the Modern Paints Uncovered conference, London 2006. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute , p. 177-188

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

'Recent developments in fluorescence spectroscopy for the analysis of proteins commonly used in art’

Cather, S., Nevin, A., Comelli, D., Valentini, G., Osticioli, L., Anglos, D., Burnstock, A. & Cubeddu, R., 2008, Conservation Science 2007. Papers from the Conference held in Milan, Italy 10-11 May 2007. London, p. 140-146

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

43 Citations (Scopus)

'The analysis of naturally and artificially aged protein-based paint media using Raman spectroscopy combined with Principal Component Analysis'

Nevin, A., Osticioli, L., Anglos, D., Burnstock, A., Cather, S., Becucci, M., Castellucci, E. & Fotakis, C., 2008, In : Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 39, 8, p. 993-1000

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

'The influence of access to the living artist on conservation of Allen Jones’s seminal painted works from the 1960s'

Burnstock, A., Gardener, P. & Vasconcelos, A., 2008, Conservation & Access. Saunders, D. & Townsend, J. (eds.). London: International Institute for Conservation (IIC), p. 120-125

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

'Water sensitivity of modern artists’ oil paints'

Burnstock, A., Mills, L., Jan van den Berg, K., de Groot, S., Megens, L., Bisschoff, M., van Keulen, H. & Duarte, F., Sep 2008, Preprints of the 15th Triennial Meeting of the International Council of Museums Conservation Committee in Delhi. p. 651-659

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

25 Citations (Scopus)

‘Micro-Raman and fluorescence spectroscopy for the assessment of the effects of the exposure to light on films of egg white and egg yolk’

Osticioli, L., Nevin, A., Anglos, D., Cather, S., Burnstock, A., Becucci, M., Fotakis, C. & Castellucci, E., 2008, In : Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 39, 2, p. 307-313

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

'Jasper Johns’s Untitled, 1964-’65'

Burnstock, A., Wijnberg, L., Jan van den Berg, K. & Froment, E., 2007, In : Art Matters. 4, p. 68-80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

'The effects of triammonium citrate and variable pH for surface cleaning unvarnished oil paintings'

Burnstock, A., Morrison, R., Bagley Young, A., van Keulen, H. & Jan van den Berg, K., 2007, In : Studies in Conservation. 52, 4, p. 255-270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

'Time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging of proteinaceous binders used in paintings’

Cather, S., Nevin, A., Comelli, D., Burnstock, A., Valentini, G., Anglos, D. & Cubeddu, R., 2007, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 388, p. 1897-1905

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

‘Raman spectra of proteinaceous materials used in paintings: a multivariate analytical approach for classification and identification’

Cather, S., Nevin, A., Osticioli, L., Anglos, D., Burnstock, A. & Castellucci, E., 2007, In : Analytical Chemistry. 79, p. 6143-6151

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

'Fading of red lake paints after Vincent van Gogh – an interdisciplinary study involving three De Mayerne projects': Reporting highlights of the De Mayerene Programme

Burnstock, A., Jan van den Berg, K., Carlyle, L., Clarke, M., Hendriks, E., Hoppenbrowers, R., Kirby, J. & Lanfear, L., 2006, The Hague: Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research [NWO].

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2005

'A set of paint bladders from Gainsborough’s house'

Burnstock, A., Bubb, R. & Jan van den Berg, K., 2005, In : Zeitschrift für Kunsttechnologie und Koneserviereung. 2, p. 264-272

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

'Deterioration of artists’ cadmium-based yellow pigments – an experimental study'

Burnstock, A. & Leone, B., 2005, ICOM-CC Preprints of the 14th Triennial Meeting. London: James & James, p. 803-814

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

'Fading of red lake pigments: and experimental study and its relevance to observed changes in six paintings by Vincent van Gogh'

Burnstock, A., Lanfear, I., Jan van den Berg, K., Hendriks, E., Carlyle, L., Clarke, M. & Kirby, J., 2005, ICOM-CC Preprints of the 14th Triennial Meeting. London: James & James, p. 459-467

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

‘A pilot study of the effect of triammonium citrate solutions used for the surface cleaning of paintings'

Burnstock, A. & Jan van den Berg, K., 2005, Postprints of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Paintings Speciality Group, Vol. 17. p. 56-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2004

'The migration of surfactants in acrylic emulsion paint'

Burnstock, A., Digney-Peer, S., Learner, T., Ormsby, B., Khanjian, H., Hoogland, F. & Boon, J., 2004, Modern Art, New Museums: Contributions to the 2004 IIC Congress. Bilbao, p. 202-208

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Emulsions
Surface-Active Agents
Paint
Acrylics
Surface cleaning