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Provis's Process

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 48 of 72 in this group

Reference code

634

Title

Provis's Process

Date

1797

Level

Fonds

Extent & medium

1 volume, 1 document

Previous reference codes

MIS/PRO/1

Content Description

Notes on the mixing and use of oil paints and vehicles, the basis of the "Venetian Secret", together with a signed agreement for the use of such a recipe book.

Provenance

Internal evidence strongly suggests that these manuscripts were compiled and retained by Joseph Farington.

Acquisition Details

Purchased from T. Hadwen, West Cowes, on 12th April 1888, for £5.