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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A paint made by grinding pigments with a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=drying%20oil drying oil] such as [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=linseed%20oil linseed oil]. After 1940 many oil paints contained [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=alkyd%20resin alkyd] binders to provide faster drying times.
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A paint made by grinding pigments with a [[drying oil]] such as [[linseed oil]]. After 1940 many oil paints contained [[alkyd resin|alkyd]] binders to provide faster drying times.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

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Description

A paint made by grinding pigments with a drying oil such as linseed oil. After 1940 many oil paints contained alkyd binders to provide faster drying times.

Synonyms and Related Terms

oil color; oil paints; oil stain; peinture à l'huile (Fr.); pintura al óleo (Esp.); tinta de óleo (Port.)

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Comparisons

Websites of artist colours manufacturers


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Authority

  • ASTM, "Standard Terminology Relating to Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products", Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 6, Paints, Related Coatings and Aromatics, ASTM, D16, 7-Jan, Jul-96
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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