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1st Century Colour Palettes [9780946311149]

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The sources of pigments used in European painting are found in classical antiquity, 1st. century B.C. to 1st century A.D. The over 40 pigments in use were described by Vitruvius, Pliny the Elder and Dioscorides, complemented by 3rd century B.C. Theophrastus. The principles of painting were also described by Pliny, to be picked up by Italian Renaissance painters of the 15th century, and they are discussed by the Editor. The pigments in the four extant treatises are described in full which, together with the artistic principles, make this little book a basic primary source for both classical painting and subsequent European painting.
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,
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