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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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61 words

The medium most often used in oil painting, obtained from the seeds of the flax plant (the plant from ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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36 words

Oil pressed from seeds of cultivated flax (Linum usitatissimum). Because of its drying qualities, linseed is an important ...

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

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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27 words

The principal drying oil used in *oil paints, it is obtained from the seeds of the flax, the same plant that furnishes linen fibre....

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