Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Studies in conservation, Volume 2, Number 2, p.87-95 (1955)
Keywords:acetyl cellulose, act. 1398), Cennini, Cennino di Drea (b. ca. 1370, conservation, paintings, technique, techniques, Virgin and child
A detailed description is given of the painting technique used, together with brief notes on the restoration. Though considerably earlier than Cennini's treatise, the painting shows features usually associated with a period later than Cennini, in that the opaque tempera underpaint is followed by scumbles and glazes in an oily medium. N.S.B.