Tempera, Mediums
Before oil paint took the world by storm in the 15th century, tempera was the most popular painting medium in the Western world. Tempera is created by mixing pigments with a glutenous, water-soluble binder, often egg yolk—the reason tempera is still often referred to as egg tempera, and its a very old technique. Though it’s exact origins are unknown, tempera was likely invented independently by many cultures at different times all over the world. read more
The Etruscans, 400BCE
Chimera of Arezzo
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Toyen, The Artists
Sascha Schneider, 1904
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