14th Century Colour Palettes

Volume 1

Date Published :
September 2020
Publisher :
Artists Bookworks
Editor :
Patricia Railing
Illustration :
16 color plates, 6 mono illustrations
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780946311286
Pages : 104
Dimensions : 8.5 X 6.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock


A companion volume to 14th Century Colour Palettes -Volume 2, this book covers painting on the wall and on wood panel from Cennino Cennini, The Book of Art, of the late 1390s (extracts). The pigments and methods are drawn from the practice of Giotto, as Cennino writes.

About The Author

Patricia Railing (PhD, University of Paris, Sorbonne, Philosophy of Art) is an art historian specializing 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.

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