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Carpentier, Paul.
Notes sur la Peinture a la Cire Cauterisee ou Procede Encaustique d'apres les laborieuses recherches de Paillot de Montabert.

Paris Librarie Renouard:1875.

A summary of work being done on the process, materials and applications of lost-wax painting, including an extensive section on its applications to dyeing cloth.

7.5"x11", 39 pages plus 7 engraved plates illustrating the tools used for preparing and applying wax, as well as easels, suggested arrangement of artist's boxes, etc. An ex-library copy, lacking the original covers but retaining the half- title bound into old marbled boards and cloth covers soiled, contents a bit browned and printed on a paper which has become very brittle. One or two hinge cracks.

Inventory #: 21227
Price: $ 100.00      



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