Cover of: On divers arts by Theophilus Presbyter.
An edition of De diversis artibus (1933)

On divers arts

the treatise of Theophilus.

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An edition of De diversis artibus (1933)

On divers arts

the treatise of Theophilus.

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The work is divided into three books. The first covers the production and use of painting and drawing materials (painting techniques, paints, and ink), especially for illumination of texts and painting of walls. The second deals with the production of stained glass and techniques of glass painting, while the last deals with various techniques of goldsmithing and other metalwork. It also includes an introduction into the building of organs. Theophilus contains perhaps the earliest reference to oil paint.

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[Chicago]

Edition Notes

"List of the principal manuscripts": p. xvii-xviii. "List of the printed editions": p. xxii-xxiv. Bibliography: p. 195-199.
Translation of Diversarum artium schedula.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
709.02
Library of Congress
N7420 .T383

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxv, 216 p.
Number of pages
216

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5880529M
Internet Archive
ondiversartstrea00theo
LCCN
63011397
OCLC/WorldCat
1006385

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