TABLE (n.)

LIBRETTO (ita.) · QUADRO (ita.) · TABLEAU (fra.) · TABLETTE (fra.) · TAFEL (deu.) · TAFEREEL (nld.)
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TABLEAU (fra.)

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{Of preparing your table for an oyl picture.} First, for your table whereupon to draw your picture, plane it very even, and with Size […]

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → technique de la peinture

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We now draw pretty near to our intended purpose, viz. Minuture or Limining to the life in Water-Colours : But,
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How to prepare a Table for a Picture in small.
Get pure fine Paste-board, such as the ordinary playing-Cards are made of, you may have of what size and thickness you please, and very finely slick’d and glazed, at the
Card-makers : Take a piece of this Paste-board of the size you intend your Picture ; then take a piece of Parchment of the finest and whitest you can get, […] paste the Parchment to the Paste-board, with the out-side of the skin outermost ; lay on your Starch very thin and even ; then your Grinding-stone being made very clean, lay the Card thereupon with the Parchment-side downwards, and as hard as you can, rub the other side of the Paste-board with a Boars tooth set in a stick for that purpose ; when it is thorough drie, it is fit to work upon.
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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → technique de la peinture
MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → outils