Some manufacturers mix a pale shade of ultramarine blue which is known commercially as artificial ultramarine green with a mixture of oxide of zinc.
Sometimes it is made by grinding oxide of zinc and zaffer which is a native oxide of cobalt.
references to the sources whence the painters at the revival of Art derived their subjects.
Some acquaintance with the legends and superstitions of the middle ages is as necessary to the intelligence of many Italian and German works of Art.." Download PDF EPUB Read Online "Cobalt green is made in various ways.
To grind it properly, procure a slab of porphyry, which is strong and firm.
There are many kinds of stone for grinding colours, as porphyry, serpentine, and marble.
The implicit recognition of apocryphal authorities is, however, not to be dissembled ....The serpentine is a soft stone, and is not good; marble is worse, that is, softer; porphyry is the best of all; and if you procure a slab very well polished, it will be better than one with less polish. Take another stone, also of porphyry, smooth on one side, and raised on the other, in the shape of a porringer, and half the height of one, of such a form that the hand may hold and guide it at pleasure " Download PDF Right click on the link and save as Read Online Faithfully Translated From The Original Italian, and Digested Under Proper Heads, By John Francis Rigaud, Esq.Academician of The Royal Academy of Painting at London, Illustrated With Twenty-three Copper-plates, And Other Figures.It is not here intended to advocate the idea that each workman should, as in olden times, manufacture his own colors and varnishes; the rate of wages as compared with the expenses at the present day wholly forbid such a system; but it is strongly urged that the painter should know the qualities of the various substances he employs in order that he may judge of their fitness for every kind of work, and likewise that he should be able to prepare them if circumstances require him to do so." PDF (21.2 MB) EPUB Kindle Daisy Full Text Dj Vu Read Online "In the master-works of this period we find the most elevated subjects, represented in the noblest form, with a depth of feeling never since equalled.It was only for a short period that Art maintained this high degree of perfection." PDF (19.5 MB) EPUB Kindle Daisy Full Text Dj Vu Read Online Read Online "The consideration of the influence of Religion on the Arts forces itself on the attention in investigating the progress of Painting, since so large a proportion of its creations was devoted to the service of the Church—in many instances, we fear we must add, the service of superstition.Just because an author has allowed you to view their work for free, it does not mean they automatically give up their copyright, you are still bound by copyright law.In most of these cases I have only provided a link to the authors site where you can view the copyright notice on the authors page or work, and view the book from their site or host site.**Notes on Daisy Files: Daisy books are audio books along with type that can be re-sized and has specialized navigation tools.Made for the blind, visually impaired and those with reading impairments like dyslexia. Open DAISYs can be read by anyone in the world on many different devices.If you find this website useful, making a purchase from them will help keep it up and running. A Treatise on Painting, written by Cennino Cennini in the year 1437 and first published in Italian in 1821 with Introduction and Notes by Signor Tambroni containing practical directions for painting in Fresco, Secco, Oil and Distemper, with the Art of Gilding and Illuminated Manuscripts adopted by the Old Italian Masters. Merrifield, with introductory preface, copious notes, and Illustrations in outline from celebrated pictures."Of all the modes of painting used by the masters of these times, as well by those who succeeded them.