Tempera Painting 1800 - 1950

Experiment and Innovation from the Nazarene Movement to Abstract Art

Editors  Patrick DietemannWibke NeugebauerEva OrtnerRenate PoggendorfEva Reinkowski-H√§fnerHeike Stege

The papers and posters in this volume were presented at the international conference Tempera Painting between 1800 and 1950: Experiments and Innovations from the Nazarene Movement to Abstract Art held at the Doerner Institut, in cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, the Technical University Munich (Chair of Conservation-Restoration, Art Technology and Conservation Science) and museum partners Villa Stuck and the Lenbachhaus.

These texts explore the revival of tempera painting between 1800 and 1950 from the perspectives of art history, technical art history, conservation and scientific analysis. General papers provide an overview on topics such as the historical background of tempera painting, its terminologies,commercial production and the reconstruction of historical recipes, fundamentals of rheology, binding medium analyses and their interpretation. Particular papers focus on the work of Christina Herringham, Frances Hodgkins, Paul Klee, Hermann Prell, John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, Joseph Southall, Edward Steichen and Ossawa Tanner. The book offers new insights into what artists were trying to achieve, the materials they used and how they prepared and applied them.

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Please note that the pdf of this title is available to download free of charge on the Doerner Institut website . 

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ISBN 9781909492592
Binding Paperback
Dimensions 210 x 297mm
Pages 226
Illustrations 96 halftone, 57 line
Published March 2019
Price £47.50