Exploring the grammar of oil paint through the use of historically accurate reconstructions

Authored by: Leslie Carlyle

Conservation of Easel Paintings

Print publication date:  November  2020
Online publication date:  November  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367023799
eBook ISBN: 9780429399916
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429399916-3

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Abstract

This section will offer an exploration of the concepts and discoveries behind the preparation of ‘historically accurate’ reconstructions of oil painting materials using documentary sources (recipes and descriptions) supported by analyses from actual paintings.

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