Greek Painting Techniques and Materials

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Bringing together information from many scientific studies of plasters and pigments, this is the first comprehensive overview of the techniques of monumental painting during the Hellenistic period. These modern researches are combined with information from ancient authors such as Theophrastus, Pliny the Elder and Vitruvius to identify the methods of manufacture and trace the flow of goods and ideas around the cosmopolitan Mediterranean and as far as the Eurasian Plateau.

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Greek Painting Techniques and Materials

Greek Painting Techniques and Materials

From the Fourth to the First Century BC

Paperback165pp Illustrated297x210mm

9781904982425     Product Code: 293322

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Bringing together information from many scientific studies of plasters and pigments, this is the first comprehensive overview of the techniques of monumental painting during the Hellenistic period. These modern researches are combined with information from ancient authors such as Theophrastus, Pliny the Elder and Vitruvius to identify the methods of manufacture and trace the flow of goods and ideas around the cosmopolitan Mediterranean and as far as the Eurasian Plateau.

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