12 January 2010

The Materials of the Painter's Craft (1910)

Title: The Materials of the Painter's Craft in Europe and Egypt: from earliest times to the end of the XVIIth century, with some account of their preparation and use
Author: Arthur Pillans Laurie
Publisher: T. N. Foulis
Year: 1910
Pages: 444
Formats available: txt, DjVu, pdf, EPUB, Kindle, and Daisy
Link: http://www.archive.org/...
Note: Thank you to Goran Budija for pointing me out this book!

Table of contents:

1. Introduction
2. Egyptian Pigments and Mediums
3. Classical Methods: Introduction
4. Classical Methods: The Pigments
5. Classical Methods: The Wax Medium
6. Classical Methods: The Other Medium Used for Panel Pictures
7. Classical Methods: Wall Painting
8. The Further History of Fresco-Painting
9. The Manuscript of the Monk Theophilus
10. The Book of the Art, by Cennino Cennini
11. On the Painting of Illuminated Manuscripts
12. On the Preparation of the Lakes used by the Old Masters
13. The History of the Oil Medium: Introductory Remarks and the Nature and History of Varnishes
14. The History of the Oil Medium, continued with some account of Sixteenth or Seventeenth Century Pigments and Methods of Preparing Canvas Grounds

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