The IFLA Preservation and Conservation Regional Center for Arab and Middle East countries at Qatar National Library is organizing the workshop “Various Greens in Persian Paintings with Reference to Copper Green Verdigris and its Deterioration and Stabilization”. The workshop will be conducted by Mandana Barkeshli.

The purpose of this workshop is to present studies on various greens in Persian manuscripts and miniature paintings, and particularly copper green verdigris deterioration and stabilization.


The workshop comprises four sessions. 
Session 1: Discussion about Persian green dyes and pigments, based on historical and scientific analysis
Session 2: Green verdigris pigment and its destructive mechanisms, based on historical and scientific surveys 
Session 3: Case study to investigate the reason behind the stability of green verdigris pigments in Persian miniature paintings
Session 4:Treatments for stabilization of green copper pigments and the visual examination of greens used in Persian manuscripts from the Libray’s collection

Date: 13 April 2019 

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Language: English 

Target Audience: Conservators, researchers and scientists 

Seats are limited, to register or inquire, please contact us by e-mail at: [email protected]