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We have heard indigo complained of as a fugitive colour; Cennino mentions it for skies with a tempera of glue.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
It is executed in tempera upon the wall of the church, close to the principal entrance.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
It is painted in tempera on linen cloth attached to wood, and even in Vasari's day its preservation was deemed remarkable.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
Unlike Perugino, he never mastered the use of oil, but painted in tempera.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The objection to tempera, so far at any rate as northern countries were concerned, was that it suffered from the damp.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
Up to the time of the Van Eycks the general process of artistic painting for detached pictures was tempera.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
Tempera (or distemper) painting is a generic term for the various methods in which some other substance than oil was the medium.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
They probably introduced tempera painting into this country for decoration of the walls of their houses.
MASTERS OF WATER-COLOUR PAINTINGH. M. CUNDALL
This painting is in tempera on the plaster, and is executed with a free and bold touch.
BYZANTINE CHURCHES IN CONSTANTINOPLEALEXANDER VAN MILLINGEN
It is then used like water in water-colour work, but is called 'tempera' or 'distemper.'
AVE ROMA IMMORTALIS, VOL. 2FRANCIS MARION CRAWFORD

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