The Riddle of the Image: The Secret Science of Medieval Art

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English | 2014 | ISBN: 1780232942 | 256 pages | PDF | 7 MB

From monumental church mosaics to fresco wall-paintings, the medieval period produced some of the most impressive art in history.

But how, in a world without the array of technology and access to materials that we now have, did artists produce such incredible works, often on an unbelievably large scale? In The Riddle of the Image, research scientist and art restorer Spike Bucklow discovers the actual materials and methods that lie behind the production of historical paintings.


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