Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Studies in conservation, Volume 3, Number 2, p.80-82 (1957)
Keywords:Anthony van (1599-1641), color, Dyck, history, Maroger medium, measurement, media, paints, Peter Paul (1577-1640), Rubens
In this book "The Secret Formulas of the Old Masters", Maroger quotes a passage, which is stated to be written by de Mayerne, concerning the composition of a paint medium used by Rubens. This quotation does not appear in the de Mayerne manuscript. The comedy of errors leading to this misquotation is revealed.