Pigment Compendium

Pigment Compendium

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

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

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Overview

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.

• Comprehensive list of pigment names and synonyms
• Pigments used worldwide from pre-history to the present day
• Contains information from hundreds of hard-to-obtain documentary sources

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750657495
Publisher:
S&T Titles
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
1.13(w) x 8.50(h) x 11.00(d)

Meet the Author

Painting conservator, with her own private conservation business. Also a visiting lecturer for Sotheby's Fine Art Course, Guildhall University, University of Northumbria, Croatian State Institute for Conservation and ICCROM.

Table of Contents

Introduction
A to Z list of pigments
Table of properties

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