Christopher Brown, David Bomford, Joyce Plesters and John Mills
Technical Bulletin Volume 11, 1987
The Peepshow of Dutch artist Samuel van Hoogstraten is presented in the context of the artist's background and his other work. Construction methods of peepshows, a 17th-century phenomenon in Holland, are described. The only surviving peepshow of Van Hoogstraten is discussed in detail. A note on condition, treatment and display is provided. Details of the technical examination of the pigments, ground medium and varnishes are provided.
exhibitions, Netherlands, pigment, varnish
To cite this article we suggest using
Brown, C., Bomford, D., Plesters, J., Mills, J. 'Samuel van Hoogstraten: Perspective and Painting'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 11, pp 60–85.
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