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Looking at paintings : a guide to technical terms

Author: Tiarna Doherty; Anne T Woollett
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009.
Series: Looking at.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Presents concise and readable glossary of the technical terms most often countered by museum-goers. This new edition pays special attention to the processes and methods of paintings conservation; it also offers definitions and examples of materials and techniques--such as color field and collage--that did not appear in the earlier volume. With illustrations, all in color, that have been specially chosen from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doherty, Tiarna.
Looking at paintings.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009
(OCoLC)690997337
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tiarna Doherty; Anne T Woollett
ISBN: 9780892369720 0892369728
OCLC Number: 277040870
Notes: 1st ed. published in 1992.
Description: vii, 91 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface to the second edition / Tiarna Doherty and Anne T. Woollett --
Glossary of technical terms --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Looking at.
Responsibility: Tiarna Doherty and Anne T. Woollett.

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A guide to the technical terms most commonly used in painting. It presents explanations of the technical terms most often encountered by art enthusiast, visitors to galleries, and museum goers. It  Read more...

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