The Artists' Manual of Pigments showing their composition, conditions of permanency, and adulterations; effects in combination with each other and with vehicles; and the most reliable tests of purity

By: Standage, H.C.

Price: £30.00

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Book Condition: Good


Third edition, revised. Pale blue-grey cloth with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear and darkening to spine and cover edges. Title on spine is quite rubbed. Light browning to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 112pp. plus publishers list. This manual lists and recommends the best "permanent" pigment colours and their variations, including Ultramarine, and chemical reactions occurring between two or more pigments as well as a chapter to the rear on which colours to use for different aspects of landscape painting in oils e.g. terra verte for darker green foliage, Naples yellow for a rich golden hue of ripe wheat.

Title: The Artists' Manual of Pigments showing their composition, conditions of permanency, and adulterations; effects in combination with each other and with vehicles; and the most reliable tests of purity

Author Name: Standage, H.C.

Categories: Art History,

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood and Son: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 006611

Keywords: carmine lake, rose madder, aureolin, paint colour,