The Manufacture of Mineral and Lake Pigments, Containing Directions for the Manufacture of All Artificial Artists and Painters Colours, Enamel Colours, Soot and Metallic Pigments (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Manufacture of Mineral and Lake Pigments, Containing Directions for the Manufacture of All Artificial Artists and Painters Colours, Enamel Colours, Soot and Metallic Pigments

Among the Romans, who were the pupils of the Greeks in the arts and manufactures, the prodigal luxury which existed in Rome, especially under the emperors, caused a great demand for colours, which were used in the most pro fuse manner for the decoration of house and attire. The Roman colour makers had advanced SO far in their art that they could colour the human hair rose red.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Josef Bersch

Hardback

Published Date - August 26 2019

ISBN - 9780331086393

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.9 cm

Page Count - 486

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