Organic Analysis in the Arts: Some Further Paint Medium Analyses

John Mills and Raymond White
Technical Bulletin Volume 2, 1978

Abstract

Presents a table of results from current paint media analyses carried out by gas chromatography. Begins with a brief historical survey of methods used for organic analysis of materials used in art objects and, in particular, paint media. Notes to the table include supplementary staining tests carried out on prepared sections.

Keywords 

binders, binding media, gas chromatography, media, organic materials, paint

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Mills, J., White, R. 'Organic Analysis in the Arts: Some Further Paint Medium Analyses'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 2, pp 71–76.
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