Maurizio Seracini

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Maurizio Seracini at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy

Maurizio Seracini (16 December 1946 – ) is a diagnostician of Italian art. A 1973 graduate in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), he founded, in 1977, the first company in Italy for diagnostic and non-destructive analyses on art and architecture, the Editech srl, Diagnostic Center for Cultural Heritage in Florence.[1] Adapting technologies from the medical and military fields and other technical measuring instruments he has made possible diagnostics of art and search for art without destroying the artwork itself.

Seracini has been well known for his search for the Leonardo da Vinci mural, The Battle of Anghiari in the Salone dei Cinquecento, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence [2] and for his diagnostic survey on Leonardo's Adoration of the Magi.

In 2013, Seracini established Great Masters Art Authentication in San Diego [3] California, the first US company dedicated to the scientific authentication of Old Masters from the 14th to the 19th centuries.