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Pigment Compendium A Dictionary and Optical Microscopy of Historical Pigments

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ISBN-10: 0750689803

ISBN-13: 9780750689809

Edition: 2008

Authors: Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

List price: $200.00
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This is an essential purchase for all painting conservators and conservation scientists dealing with paintings and painted objects. It provides the first definitive manual dedicated to optical microscopy of historical pigments. Illustrated throughout with full colour images reproduced to the highest possible quality, this book is based on years of painstaking research into the visual and optical properties of pigments. Now combined with the Pigment Dictionary, the most thorough reference to pigment names and synonyms avaiable, the Pigment Compendium is a major addition to the study and understanding of historic pigments. * Invaluable reference for both painting conservators and conservation scientists * Full colour images of over 350 ancient and modern artist's pigments for accurate identification * The most detailed cross-referenced dictionary of pigments names available
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Book details

List price: $200.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/14/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 6.996
Language: English

Introductory essays
Pigments in colour order
including photographs
optical analysis
summary
references Dictionary of
Historical Pigments
Glossary/Synonyms
Tables