Difference between revisions of "Fruitwood"

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bois fruitier (Fr.); frutal (Esp.)
 
bois fruitier (Fr.); frutal (Esp.)
  
== Additional Information ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
Schoch, W., Heller, I., Schweingruber, F.H., Kienast, F., 2004:[http://www.woodanatomy.ch/ Wood anatomy of central European Species]: Pomaceous Fruit:Apple-Tree, [http://www.woodanatomy.ch/species.php?code=PRMA Pirus malus L.]
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* Schoch, W., Heller, I., Schweingruber, F.H., Kienast, F., 2004:[http://www.woodanatomy.ch/ Wood anatomy of central European Species]: Pomaceous Fruit:Apple-Tree, [http://www.woodanatomy.ch/species.php?code=PRMA Pirus malus L.]
 
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
 
* Ralph Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
 
* Ralph Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

Latest revision as of 13:49, 5 September 2020

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MFA# 17.1757

Description

Any of various woods from fruit-bearing trees such as apple, plum, cherry, or Pear. Fruitwood has been used for panel paintings, carving and cabinetmaking. These soft, yellowish woods are durable, smooth, and have a uniform grain and texture.

Synonyms and Related Terms

bois fruitier (Fr.); frutal (Esp.)

Resources and Citations

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Hermann Kuhn, Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and Antiquities, Butterworths, London, 1986
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998