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The Provis Process

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

634/1

Title

The Provis Process

Date

1797

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 volume

Previous reference codes

MIS/PRO/1

Content Description

Notes on the preparation and use of pigments in oil and vehicles, "according to the great Italian schools". Three paginated manuscripts deal with the painting of skin, draperies, landscape and various other tints. Another manuscript deals specifically with the Venetian method of painting. Additional notes at the rear of the volume deal with detailed aspects of the mixing and use of pigments.