Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments
Routledge, Mar 30, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 512 pages
The Pigment Compendium Dictionary is a comprehensive information source for scientists, art historians, conservators and forensic specialists.
Drawn together from extensive analystical research into the physical and chemical properties of pigments, this essential reference to pigment names and synonyms describes the inter-relationship of different names and terms.
The Dictionary covers the field worldwide from pre-history to the present day, from rock art to interior decoration, from ethnography to contemporary art. Drawing on hundreds of hard-to-obtain documentary sources as well as modern scientific data each term is discussed in detail, giving both its context and composition.
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