[Sca-cooks] Timing with Paternoster's
garbaholic at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 19:43:30 PST 2009
Original Treatises, dating from the XIIth to XVIIIth Centuries on the
arts of Painting, oil, minitature, mosaic and on glass; of gilding,
dying and the preparation of colours and artificial gems.
by Mrs. Merrifield, in two volumes -vol.II
Bolognese Manuscript entitled "Segreti per Colori"
pg 354 of the book/46 of the pdf first mention of "resting for the
length of a pater noster"
pg 362 of the book/pg 52 of the pdf "let it remain for the space of
Both of these mentions are in regarding to making azure.
there's more to the manuscript to go through, but I thought you all
might like the details on these tidbits.
Just the first three words of the title on google books brought up
several listings for it.
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Elaine Koogler <kiridono at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know I would be and, as I've seen questions about this on this list
> before, I suspect others will be as well.
> On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Alexandria Doyle <garbaholic at gmail.com>wrote:
>> The other night while going through a 15th century painting manual
>> looking for information about brush making, I was skimping through the
>> receipts for preparing various pigments, through the washing
>> straining, grinding, etc I noted two instances of using the
>> paternoster to time a holding period. In one recipe it was for the
>> length of one paternoster, the other it was ten. The manuscript was
>> written in Italian/Latin and the book I was looking at included the
>> original as well as the English translation. It is available through
>> google books, Mrs Merrifield the author, and of course, I'm at work
>> and the copy I've saved is at home and I'm drawing a blank on the
>> exact title, except it has to do with Treatises on the Art of
>> Painting, volume II. I know that I found it doing a search for books
>> on oil painting.
>> these two mentions were within the first fifty pages of the pdf file.
>> I wasn't going too in depth at the time, so there may be more
>> mentions, and when I get a chance to print it out I'll look for more,
>> if anyone is interested.
>> So much to do and so little attention span to get it done with…
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