ColourLexPaintings. Pigments. Methods.
Explore painting techniques and pigments used in paintings by old and modern masters.
Lexicon of Art and Science featuring paintings, pigments and scientific methods for investigation of works of art.
The pages on paintings can be accessed in four different ways, namely, according to the historical period, according to the painter and his home country, according to the subject matter and according to the pigments used in their creation.
The pages on pigments can be accessed in three different ways. You can choose pigments according to their type, according to their colour and also according to their first date of use.
This section features the scientific methods employed in investigation of paintings. Included are methods for imaging the inner layers of the painting, methods for identification of pigments and also the very modern computational methods.
Printed and online resources about the main subjects of this website: painting, painters, pigments and scientific methods for investigation of paintings and pigments. Only general resources are shown in this section. Resources on specific painters, pigments or scientific methods are included under the headings of these individual entries.
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