Jan van Eyck
Much technical details about the painting and the details within the painting to prove/disprove the authenticity of the content, using academic jargon specific to this.
The big take away from the article review is the use of the object in the painting, against other documentation, to justify a position on the work.
This reinforces the opportunity (or need) for me to carefully consider what elements I put into my works, of their associations and context.
From my industry experience, I have enjoyed it when clients (feature film) tried to remain true to the historical and cultural aspects of the story.
My mother and I were watching a movie set about the year 1000 BC and she made note that the types of cups uses were not invented until the 20th century.
Once of my friends who is an Set Decorator for movies (her husband is an Art Director for movies) remarked about the shirt buttons on the main character of the film “Dallas Buyers Club.: She was over joyed that the costume and set people got the details about the mid 1970s so accurate.