Weimar Feigenmilch, or fig milk, was a brand name for a German ready made tempera emulsion of undisclosed composition. Sold until 1925, fig milk was thought to have been a resin soap rather than a natural plant latex (Wehlte 1975).
See Fig tree juice.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Weimar Feigenmilch (Deut.); leche de higo (Esp.); leite de figo (Port.)
Resources and Citations
- K.Wehlte, The Materials and Techniques of Painting, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1975.