Difference between revisions of "Bianco sangiovanni"

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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A white pigment mixture composed of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=calcium%20hydroxide calcium hydroxide] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=calcium%20carbonate calcium carbonate] that was recommended by Bennino Cennini for use in fresco paintings (Mayer 1969). Bianco sangiovanni is prepared by exposing lumps of wet lime putty to the air for months.  The lime becomes partially carbonated to form the two component mixture.
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A white pigment mixture composed of [[calcium hydroxide]] and [[calcium carbonate]] that was recommended by Bennino Cennini for use in fresco paintings (Mayer 1969). Bianco sangiovanni is prepared by exposing lumps of wet lime putty to the air for months.  The lime becomes partially carbonated to form the two component mixture.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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bianco di San Giovanni (It.)
 
bianco di San Giovanni (It.)
  
== Additional Information ==
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==Resources and Citations==
 
 
R. Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row, New York, 1969.
 
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
 
* 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 16:05, 4 May 2022

Description

A white pigment mixture composed of Calcium hydroxide and Calcium carbonate that was recommended by Bennino Cennini for use in fresco paintings (Mayer 1969). Bianco sangiovanni is prepared by exposing lumps of wet lime putty to the air for months. The lime becomes partially carbonated to form the two component mixture.

Synonyms and Related Terms

bianco di San Giovanni (It.)

Resources and Citations

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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