Let the Material Talk: Technology of Late-Medieval Cologne Panel Painting

Let the Material Talk: Technology of Late-Medieval Cologne Panel Painting

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$150.00

Overview

This important book presents the results of a comprehensive technical study of the painters in Cologne between 1400 and 1450. It represents a major step forward in understanding the materials and techniques of panel painting in the 15th century achieved through dendrochronological evidence and examination of the ground and intermediate layers, pigments etc. In addition to discussions on the results of the analyses, there is a catalogue of 29 fifteenth century panels together with the results of their examinations.

Contents:
Introduction
Art-historical Introduction
Wooden Picture Supports
Grounds and Intermediate Layers
Compositional Lay-in
Metal-leaf Applications and Ornamental Techniques
Painting Materials, Paint Application and Painting
Techniques
The Works: Their Forms and Functions
Let the Material Talk: Summary from the Point of View of Art Technology
Speaking Pictures - Silent Painters: An Art-historical Summary
Catalogue
Appendix

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909492127
Publisher: Archetype Books
Publication date: 12/10/2014
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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