How to prepare gypsum for in-filling and for the preparation of gypsum and glue: weigh 10 grams of rabbit glue in grains or ground, and put it to soak for a few hours …
The operational precepts are extensively described by Cennino Cennini (The Book of Art, late Fourteenth Century) who, specifying the various fundamental phases for a preparation with gypsum and glue, handed down the customs typical of Mediterranean countries.
The stucco is a mixture consisting of a binder and a powdery or granular charge, generally gypsum and animal glue (but also slaked lime, marble dust, sand, etc.) dissolved in …
In the restoration of paintings, relining or lining, is the operation aimed at consolidating the canvas of a painting by applying a new canvas on it using adhesive materials.
Layer or set of the first layers of material applied to the support to obtain a suitable surface for pigments according to the painting technique adopted.
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