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== Description ==
 
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paperboard
 
paperboard
  
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==Resources and Citations==
  
 
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966
 
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966

Latest revision as of 15:46, 18 April 2022

Oil on academy board
MFA# 1996.195

Description

A heavy paperboard coated on one side with Size and a white ground (usually oil, Lead white, and Chalk). Academy boards were sold in the mid-19th century by art retailers as an inexpensive painting surface for amateurs and students.

Synonyms and Related Terms

paperboard

Resources and Citations

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966

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