Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary and Optical Microscopy of Historic Pigments

Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary and Optical Microscopy of Historic Pigments

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Ruth Siddall, Tracey Chaplin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750689803

ISBN-13: 9780750689809

Pub. Date: 07/28/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is an essential purchase for all painting conservators and conservation scientists dealing with paintings and painted objects. It provides the first definitive manual dedicated to optical microscopy of historical pigments.

Illustrated throughout with full colour images reproduced to the highest possible quality, this book is based on years of

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Overview

This is an essential purchase for all painting conservators and conservation scientists dealing with paintings and painted objects. It provides the first definitive manual dedicated to optical microscopy of historical pigments.

Illustrated throughout with full colour images reproduced to the highest possible quality, this book is based on years of painstaking research into the visual and optical properties of pigments.

Now combined with the Pigment Dictionary, the most thorough reference to pigment names and synonyms avaiable, the Pigment Compendium is a major addition to the study and understanding of historic pigments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750689809
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Pages:
960
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory essays
Pigments in colour order, including photographs, optical analysis, summary, references
Dictionary of Historical Pigments
Glossary/Synonyms
Tables

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