14th Century Colour Palettes - Volume 1



A companion volume to 14th Century Colour Palettes - Volume 2, this book covers painting on the wall and on wood panel from Cennino Cennini, The Book of Art, of the late 1390s (extracts). The pigments and methods are drawn from the practice of Giotto, as Cennino writes. AUTHOR: Patricia Railing (PhD, University of Paris ,Sorbonne, Philosophy of Art) is an art historian specialising in both the Russian Avant-Garde and the history of artists' pigments. She has compiled this collection, Colour Palettes, from treatises, 1st century B.C. to the 19th century, which culminates in the Documentary Dictionary of Historical Pigments. The series is complemented by a website, www.painterspalettes.net. 16 colour plates, 6 mono illustrations


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  • : 9780946311286
  • : Artists Bookworks
  • : September 2020
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