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hardboard

hardboard  

A board made from compressed wood pulp. Sometimes used as a painting surface, hardboard is also employed as a marouflage support.
Marouflage

Marouflage   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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59 words

Technique of fastening a canvas painting on to a solid support, such as a wall or a wooden or synthetic

marouflage

marouflage   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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47 words
(French: maroufler, ‘to stick down’). Term for gluing a canvas permanently to a wall, whether before painting it or afterwards. The adhesive used is traditionally white lead in ... More
marouflage

marouflage   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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63 words
[from the French maroufler, ‘to stick down’] Originally referred to murals on canvas attached to a wall with white lead as the adhesive. However, the term is more commonly used ... More
mural

mural  

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A painting made on or fastened to a wall, the main type of the former being fresco painting.
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes  

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(b Lyons, 14 Dec. 1824; d Paris, 24 Oct. 1898).The foremost French mural painter of the second half of the 19th century. He decorated many public buildings in France (for example, the Panthéon, the ...

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