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Analyses of Paint Media

John Mills and Raymond White
Technical Bulletin Volume 1, 1977


An analysis of paint media by gas chromatography on 28 paintings from the National Gallery, London. There is a table of results of paint media analysis obtained by gas chromatography at the end of the article. References are given to the method and a brief commentary outlines the interpretation of the ratios quoted.


artists' materials, binding media, gas chromatography, National Gallery, paintings (objects)

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Mills, J., White, R. 'Analyses of Paint Media'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 1, pp 57–59.

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