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Ground Layers in European Painting 1550-1750
The majority of the papers in this volume were presented at the CATS international technical art history conference in June 2019 titled Mobility Creates Masters - Discovering Artists' Grounds 1550-1700 , which explored the introduction of, and change to, the coloured ground layers in European...
Published Dec 2020