Author: A. P. Laurie ISBN: 0486218686 Publisher: Dover Publications, New York, 1988 Size: 135 x 202 mm (5.375 x 8 in.); 250 pages, 48 plates, 16 illustrations, Paperback.
Many of the valuable techniques and materials formerly used in painting have been lost or forgotten. Whith the convenience of the art supply store, the artist is no longer forced to acquaint himself whith many of the operations performed by the great craftsmen-painters of the past. The result is that the modern painter often does not understand the chemical and physical reasons for the steps he follows. This book bridges the gap between artist and craftsman, and gives the reader insights into the classical techniques of the great masters as well as the procedures followed today.
Unabridged, unaltered republication. 48 plates, 16 illustrations in text. Index. List of Plates. Preface by the author. 250 pp. 5 3/8 X 8. Paperbound.
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