White Historic

Paint made with featured ingredient: Genuine historic pigments

[Traditional white pigments made from: lead, bovine bone, Italian earth, Australian earth, stag antler, cuttlefish bone and eggshells, pine ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


Tempera has been consistently used throughout history to paint the final whites on all paintings, the lace collars, pearls and the glint in the eyes. This is due to tempera not yellowing unlike linseed oil. The most used pigment was Lead white, traditionally made by curing lead with vinegar in manure.


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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White Historic