Early Picasso: the development of the artist through his palette

Barcelona, Spain


Handover of the documentation
(Address: Universitat de Barcelona, Edifici Històric, Aula Magna, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, 08007 Barcelona, Spain)

Welcome and Introduction to the Early Picasso project and the MOLAB transnational access
Jordi Alberch Vié: Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Barcelona
Lluís Bagunyà Valls: Relacions Institucionals, Museu Picasso, Barcelona
Jose F. García: Professor at the Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Barcelona


Early Stages of Picasso through material characterization of different portraits
Clarimma Sessa, Jose F. Garcia, Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Barcelona

On Picasso´s trail: a reasoned study on six early portraits
Reyes Jiménez de Garnica, Departmentof Preventive Conservation and Restoration, Museu Picasso, Barcelona

Coffee break

Picasso 1901: Girl with a Dove
Aviva Burnstock, Department of Conservation and Technology, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK

The MOLAB transnational access investigating Picasso´s paintings
Francesca Rosi, CNR-ISTM Perugia Unit, Italy


Visit to the collection of the Museu Picasso: a closer look at the six portraits investigated during the MOLAB campaign
(Address: CarrerMontcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain)


Registration fee 20 €

To register please fill the form and send it to

Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Barcelona
C/ Diagonal 645 08028 Barcelona Spain
Phone: 34-934021281
Fax: 34-934021233

There will be simultaneous translation into English and Catalan

Organizing Committee

University of Barcelona:
José F. García
Clarimma Sessa
Héctor Bagán
Alex Tarancón
Eva Marín

Museu Picasso:
Reyes Jiménez

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