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Creator:
Bucklow, Spike.
Title(s):

The alchemy of paint : art, science, and secrets from the Middle Ages / by Spike Bucklow.

Additional Title(s):

Art, science, and secrets from the Middle Ages

Edition:
1st ed.
Published/Created:
London ; Marion Boyars, 2009.
New York : Marion Boyars, 2009.
Physical Description:
335 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
ND1510 B83 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: The Reference Library is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Reference Library page on our website for more details. For scans from the reference collection please email ycba.reference@yale.edu.


Reference Library
ND1510 B83 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: The Reference Library is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Reference Library page on our website for more details. For scans from the reference collection please email ycba.reference@yale.edu.

Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 2012 1062: Paperbound.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Artists' materials.
Pigments.
Science, Medieval.
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  • Ch. 1. Colour : dyes, pigments, and metals
  • Ch. 2. Ultramarine : from over the seas
  • Ch. 3. Vermilion : towards the philosophers' stone
  • Ch. 4. Metallic blues : the powers of the planets
  • Ch. 5. Dragonsblood : the fruit of mortal combat
  • Ch. 6. Gold : the riches of the unknown
  • Ch. 7. Colour : the other side - Ch. 8. Vermilion : the sublime, crystallised
  • Ch. 9. Gold : the love that conquers death
  • Ch. 10. The science of colour : epilogue
  • Notes on the text
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index.