Bridging the fields of conservation, art history, and museum curating, this volume contains the principal papers from an international symposium titled qHistorical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practiceq at the University of Leiden in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from June 26 to 29, 1995. The symposiumadesigned for art historians, conservators, conservation scientists, and museum curators worldwideawas organized by the Department of Art History at the University of Leiden and the Art History Department of the Central Research Laboratory for Objects of Art and Science in Amsterdam. Twenty-five contributors representing museums and conservation institutions throughout the world provide recent research on historical painting techniques, including wall painting and polychrome sculpture. Topics cover the latest art historical research and scientific analyses of original techniques and materials, as well as historical sources, such as medieval treatises and descriptions of painting techniques in historical literature. Chapters include the painting methods of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Dutch 17th-century landscape painting, wall paintings in English churches, Chinese paintings on paper and canvas, and Tibetan thangkas. Color plates and black-and-white photographs illustrate works from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.Bridging the fields of conservation, art history, and museum curating, this volume contains the principal papers from an international symposium titled aquot;Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practiceaquot; at the University of ...
|Title||:||Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice|
|Author||:||Arie Wallert, Erma Hermens, Marja Peek|
|Publisher||:||Getty Publications - 1995-08-24|