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Let the Material Talk

Let the Material Talk

Technology of Late-Medieval Cologne Panel Painting

By (author) Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud
By (author) Cologne and Doerner Institute
By (author) Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen

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This title represents a major scientific step forward in understanding the materials and techniques of panel painting in 15th century and a close examination of the Cologne panel paintings.
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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
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
Specifications
Publisher
Archetype Books
ISBN
9781909492127
Published
17th Nov 2014
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
9.51 in x 11.76 in
Pages
368 Pages
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