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The Science of Paintings - a book by Taft, W. Stanley Jr.

The Science of Paintings

The Science of Paintings( )
Contribution by: Kuniholm, P. I.
Newman, R.
Stulik, D. C.
Author: Taft, W. Stanley Jr.
Mayer, James W.
ISBN:978-1-4757-7388-0
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $79.95
Book Description:

The physics and materials science behind paintings: the pigments, binders, canvas, and varnish that go into making a painting appear the way it does. The text discusses the physical principles behind the colors seen and how these change with illumination, the various types of paint and binders used in both old and modern paintings, and the optics and microscopic structure of paint films. Chapters on dating, binders, and dendochronology have been contributed by experts in the respective fields.

Book Details
Pages:236
Detailed Subjects: Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.942 x 9.906 Inches
Book Weight:1.148 Pounds

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