PEACHAM, Henry, The Compleat Gentleman: Fashioning Him absolute in the most Necessary and Commendable Qualities, concerning Mind, or Body, that may be required in a Person of Honor. To which is added the Gentlemans Exercise or, An exquisite practise, as well for drawing all manner of Beasts, as for making Colours, to be used in Painting, Limning, &c. The Third Impression much inlarged, especially in the Art of Blazonry, by a very good Hand, London, E. Tyler, 1661.1 quotations
Chap. XIII, Of Drawing, Limning, and Painting: with the lives of the famous Italian Painters, p. 137
For Skie and Landscaps.
For a Skie or Landscaps, that seem a great way off, take Oyl Smalt, or Bice if you will, and with Linseed Oyl onely temper it on your pallat (for in grinding Smalt, or Bice, they utterly lose their colour) with white Lead, and where it looketh red as the morning, use Lake, &c.