SECRETS OF THE GREAT MASTERS: A Study in Artistic Techniques by Madeleine Hours

SECRETS OF THE GREAT MASTERS: A Study in Artistic Techniques

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KIRKUS REVIEW

New methods of laboratory analysis provide insights into the techniques of painters of the past. Madeleine Hours, who directs such analysis at the Louvre, originally prepared this explanation for French television. More than 50 works or details from them appear here to show the layer beneath the visible paint, signs of forgery, and brush strokes.

Pub Date: Nov. 7th, 1968
Publisher: Putnam