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[[File:40.748-SC848.jpg|thumb|Toulouse-Lautrec painting<br>MFA# 40.748]]
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
 
A matte, opaque [[watercolor]] paint that primarily uses [[gum arabic]], [[gum senegal]], or [[dextrin]] as a binder. Gouache paints have opaque pigments rather than the transparent pigments used in watercolor paints. Chalk and other white fillers may be added to some colors. Gouache was used for miniature paintings in the 16th-18th centuries. It was also popular for decorative paintings on interior walls and for printing wall paper patterns.  Poster paints are an inexpensive version of gouache.
 
A matte, opaque [[watercolor]] paint that primarily uses [[gum arabic]], [[gum senegal]], or [[dextrin]] as a binder. Gouache paints have opaque pigments rather than the transparent pigments used in watercolor paints. Chalk and other white fillers may be added to some colors. Gouache was used for miniature paintings in the 16th-18th centuries. It was also popular for decorative paintings on interior walls and for printing wall paper patterns.  Poster paints are an inexpensive version of gouache.
  
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[[File:43.2081-E1266CR-d1.jpg|thumb|Gouache painted fan<br>MFA# 43.2081]]
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
 
poster paint; bodycolor; body colour (Br.); Guasch (Deut.); gouache (Fr.); guazzo (It.); guache (Esp., Port.)
 
poster paint; bodycolor; body colour (Br.); Guasch (Deut.); gouache (Fr.); guazzo (It.); guache (Esp., Port.)
 
== Additional Information ==
 
 
J.Stephenson, "Gouache" ''The Dictionary of Art'' Grove's Dictionaries Inc, New York, 1996.
 
  
 
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
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* J.Stephenson, "Gouache" ''The Dictionary of Art'' Grove's Dictionaries Inc, New York, 1996.
  
 
* 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
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* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  
* External source or communication  Comment: D. van der Reyden "Identifying the Real Thing" at www.scmre.org/analysis.htm
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* D. van der Reyden "Identifying the Real Thing" at www.scmre.org/analysis.htm
  
* Website address 2  Comment: Multilingual Glossary for Art Librarians at http://www.ifla.org/VII/s30/pub/mgl.htm
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* Multilingual Glossary for Art Librarians at http://www.ifla.org/VII/s30/pub/mgl.htm
  
 
* M.Phillips, 'A Survey of Paint Technology', ''Paint in America'', R. Moss, ed., Preservation Press, New York, 1994
 
* M.Phillips, 'A Survey of Paint Technology', ''Paint in America'', R. Moss, ed., Preservation Press, New York, 1994
  
* Website address 1  Comment: conservation termlist : www.hants.org.uk/museums
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* Conservation termlist : www.hants.org.uk/museums
  
* Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000
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* Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, https://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 08:53, 30 August 2022

Toulouse-Lautrec painting
MFA# 40.748

Description

A matte, opaque Watercolor paint that primarily uses Gum arabic, Gum senegal, or Dextrin as a binder. Gouache paints have opaque pigments rather than the transparent pigments used in watercolor paints. Chalk and other white fillers may be added to some colors. Gouache was used for miniature paintings in the 16th-18th centuries. It was also popular for decorative paintings on interior walls and for printing wall paper patterns. Poster paints are an inexpensive version of gouache.

Gouache painted fan
MFA# 43.2081

Synonyms and Related Terms

poster paint; bodycolor; body colour (Br.); Guasch (Deut.); gouache (Fr.); guazzo (It.); guache (Esp., Port.)

Additional Images

Resources and Citations

  • J.Stephenson, "Gouache" The Dictionary of Art Grove's Dictionaries Inc, New York, 1996.
  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Reed Kay, The Painter's Guide To Studio Methods and Materials, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1983
  • 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
  • George Savage, Art and Antique Restorer's Handbook, Rockliff Publishing Corp, London, 1954
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • D. van der Reyden "Identifying the Real Thing" at www.scmre.org/analysis.htm
  • M.Phillips, 'A Survey of Paint Technology', Paint in America, R. Moss, ed., Preservation Press, New York, 1994
  • Conservation termlist : www.hants.org.uk/museums