Blue: Historic

[Genuine pigments:  jasper, malachite, lapis lazuli, azurite, Egyptian glass, smalt, green earth, pine ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


Up to the late nineteenth century, artists relied on plants and minerals for their blues and greens. The most coveted was a beautiful blue made from Lapis Lazuli mined in Afghanistan. Artists would grind the stones and then prepare and temper them often in lengthy processes.


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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Blue: Historic