Preeminent among rare reference books, this 1849 work reprints manuscript collections on painting and related arts from the 12th through 17th centuries. The treatises describe European oil painting practices, methods of mixing pigments, much more. The original-language versions appear with English tr... read more
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Preeminent among rare reference books, this 1849 work reprints manuscript collections on painting and related arts from the 12th through 17th centuries. The treatises describe European oil painting practices, methods of mixing pigments, much more. The original-language versions appear with English translations on facing pages, and preliminary comments introduce each treatise.
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