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Author Heydenreich, Gunnar.

Title Lucas Cranach, the Elder : painting materials, techniques and workshop practice / Gunnar Heydenreich.

Publication Info. [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  759.3 C891H    Check Shelf
Description 464 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-390) and index.
Contents I. Cranach's practice of painting in the judgment of history: Sixteenth-century commentators ; seventeenth- to nineteenth-century commentators and biographers ; twentieth-century research and analysis -- II. Panel painting: The wooden support ; Frames ; The preparatory layers: ground, isolation and imprimatur ; Practices of underdrawing ; Applications of gold, silver and paper ; Paint, palette and brushes ; Techniques of painting ; Painting on the reverse side, presentation and transport -- III. Canvas painting: Documentary evidence and surviving canvases ; Subjects and function ; The linen: origin, formats and qualifies ; Preparation of the linen and painting techniques ; Presentation and evaluation -- IV. Painting on other supports: Parchment ; Paper ; Metal ; Mural painting and architectural decoration -- V. Workshop organization: Contracts, commissions and marketing ; Studios ; Partnership and workshop members ; Artistic co-operation and exchange in panel painting -- VI. Summary: Notes ; Glossary ; Measurement and coinage ; Abbreviations ; Bibliography ; Photographic acknowledgements -- Appendices: 1. Investigated paintings ; 2. Selected primary documents on materials, techniques and workshop organization -- Index.
Subject Cranach, Lucas, 1472-1553 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Artists' studios -- Germany -- 15th century.
Artists' studios -- Germany -- 16th century.
Painting, German -- 15th century.
Painting, German -- 16th century.
Painting, German -- Expertising.
Added Author Cranach, Lucas, 1472-1553.
ISBN 9789053567456 paperback
9053567453 paperback
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