Materials for illumination.Mineral pigments & earth pigments.
5th-16th c European Books & Manuscripts
(c. 400 - c. 1500)
Malachite; Lapis lazuli; Azurite; Green earth; Yellow ocher; Red ocher
Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty Trust Museum.
Minerals such as malachite; lapis lazuli; and azurite were ground to make colors. Earth pigments included green earth; yellow ocher; and red ocher. These colors were mixed with a binding medium such as egg white to form tempera paint.
MEDIEVAL | Materials for illumination. Mineral pigments & earth pigments. | c. 400-1500 | European |
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