Handbook of Painted Decoration, Hardback Book


Trompe l'oeil painting, the decorative imitation of wood, fabric, marble and other materials, has become a popular art.

This practical guide gives step-by-step instructions on the techniques, tools and materials needed to produce patinas and finishes of many kinds.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 480 pages, 830 illustrations, 775 in colour
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CE
  • ISBN: 9780500017128



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