crack detection

Digital image processing of the Ghent altarpiece: supporting the painting's study and conservation treatment

In this article, we show progress in certain image processing techniques that can support the physical restoration of the painting, its art-historical analysis, or both. We show how analysis of the crack patterns could indicate possible areas of …

Crack detection and inpainting for virtual restoration of paintings: the case of the Ghent Altarpiece

Virtual restoration of the Ghent altarpiece using crack detection and inpainting

In this paper, we present a new method for virtual restoration of digitized paintings, with the special focus on the Ghent Altarpiece (1432), one of Belgium's greatest masterpieces. The goal of the work is to remove cracks from the digitized painting …