The problems posed by the perishable quality of picture varnishes have been apparent for centuries in the brown "gallery tone" of paintings. Only in recent decades, however have significantly improved coating materials have been developed. Thanks to basic research in chemistry and to technological innovations on the protective coating industry. On Picture Varnishes and Their Sovlesnts describes for the artist adn the conservator all that is presently nown about the behavior of the resins and solvents used in picture varnishes. The authors describe the application and appearance of various varnishes, the protection that they offer, and their behavior upon aging.
Descrizione libro Natl Gallery of Art, 1985. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110894680846