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Materials for illumination.Mineral pigments & earth pigments.
5th-16th c European Books & Manuscripts

MEDIEVAL Anonymous (c. 400 - c. 1500) Primary
c. 400-1500
5th-16th c
Malachite; Lapis lazuli; Azurite; Green earth; Yellow ocher; Red ocher
Manuscript
Europe.
Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty Trust Museum.
gety1726
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.

Caption: MEDIEVAL | Materials for illumination. Mineral pigments & earth pigments. | c. 400-1500 | European |

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