Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice
by Arie Wallert, Erma Hermens, Marja F. J. Peck (eds)
Publisher: Oxford University Press 1995
Number of pages: 241
Topics cover the latest art historical research and scientific analyses of original techniques and materials, as well as historical sources, such as medieval treatises and descriptions of painting techniques in historical literature. Chapters include the painting methods of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Dutch 17th-century landscape painting, wall paintings in English churches, Chinese paintings on paper and canvas, and Tibetan thangkas.
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