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Methods and materials of painting of the great schools and masters.

Author: Charles Lock Eastlake, Sir
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1960]
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Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition originally published in 1847, under title "Materials for a history of oil painting."
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Genre/Form: History
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Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865.
Methods and materials of painting of the great schools and masters.
New York, Dover Publications [1960]
(OCoLC)559837913
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Lock Eastlake, Sir
OCLC Number: 517899
Notes: "Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition ... published ... in 1847 under the title: Materials for a history of oil painting."
Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes 21 cm
Contents: v. 1. Connexion between the early history of painting and that of medicine --
The Ancients --
Earliest practice of oil painting --
Oil painting during the latter part of the fourteenth century ; Note on a Venetian manuscript in the British museum --
Practice of painting generally during the fourteenth century ; Note on a German manuscript in the public library at Strassburg --
Fresco painting and wax painting during the fourteenth century ; Note on some early specimens on English art --
Vasari's account of the method of oil painting introduced by Van Eyck ; Note on the introduction of oil painting into Italy --
Examination of Vasari's statements respecting the invention of Van Eyck --
Oleo-resinous vehicles --
Preparation of oils --
Methods of the Flemish school considered generally ; Note on the modes of strengthening Panels by Ledges or Battens --
Preparation of colours ; Note on the use of triptychs, &c. ; Note on the varnish prepared from the Olio d' Abezzo --
Practice of later masters ; Extracts from notes by Sir Joshua Reynolds ; Note on the Mayerne manuscript in the British Museum --
Additions and corrections ; Scriptural and historical subjects painted in England during the Reign of Henry III --
v. 2. Folco Portinari and his descendants, Hospital of S. Maria Nuova, Ancient Florentine academy of painters, Antonello da Messina, The Pollaiuoli ; Note on two copies of an inedited manuscript by Antonio Filarete --
Recapitulation of characteristics of early Flemish school, The varnish of tempera pictures, Improvements by Van Eyck, mixture of varnish with colours, Methods of painting --
Lorenzo di Credi, Leonardo da Vinci, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia --
Raphael, Fra Bartolommeo, Mariotto Albertinelli, Ridolfo Ghirlandajo, Grancacci, Bugiardini, Andrea del Sarto --
Correggio --
Venetian methods --
Professional essays: Colour, light, shade, Correggio, & c --
Necessity for definitions --
Negative lights and shades --
Natural harmonies --
Natural contrasts --
Finish --
Space --
Effect --
Chiaroscuro preparations, their effect, duly managed, of producing depth and richness --
Chiaroscuro preparations, transparent brown --
Depth of light tints --
Warm shadows --
Treatment of green and blue --
Oiling out --
Vehicle for shadows --
Transparent painting --
Depth; transparent medium --
Cool lights on red --
Oil painting --
Macchia --
Venetian process --
Bellini thinned his vehicle with linseed oil --
Warm outlines and shadows --
Neutral tints in white and other draperies --
Toning, to mitigate partial or general crudeness --
Texture; Contract of surface in scumbling --
Scumbling and retouching --
Crispness and sharpness before toning --
Glazing system --
Life in inanimate things --
Palette knife --
The gem-like quality --
Facility of execution --
Remedies --
How to compose and paint a single head --
On subjects for painting --
Means and end of art.
Other Titles: Materials for a history of oil painting

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Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition originally published in 1847, under title "Materials for a history of oil painting."

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