Giovanni Bellini – Tempera grassa and mixed media

In the paintings of this period there is a use of new techniques: oil emulsified with egg (tempera grassa) and also a succession of layers in tempera and oil (mixed technique).

Crivelli – Mixed media

The use of a mixed technique can be recognized for most of the paintings between the Fourteenth and Sixteenth Centuries: in fact, if we define the paintings whose only binder is egg yolk as “egg tempera” …