TITLE

Technical Page

AUTHOR(S)
MAYER, RALPH
PUB. DATE
July 1980
SOURCE
American Artist;Jul1980, Vol. 44 Issue 456, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents questions and answers related to storing acrylic paintings on linen canvas, using whale oil as a painting medium and mixing brands of oil paint on a picture.
ACCESSION #
51888402

 

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