Mrs. Mary P. Merrifield
Title: Medieval and Renaissance Treatises on the Arts of Painting: Original Texts with English Translations (History of Art)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Dover Publications January 1999
0486404404 / 9780486404400
Seller ID: 93866
Preeminent among rare reference books, this 1849 work reprints manuscript collections on painting and related arts from the 12th through 17th centuries. The treatises describe European oil painting practices, methods of mixing pigments, much more. The original-language versions appear with English translations on facing pages, and preliminary comments introduce each treatise.