Lead white pigment in glass jar
Lead white pigment in glass jar

Kindly supplied by Joumana Medlej

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BL, Harley MS 3915, fol 19r
BL, Harley MS 3915, fol 19r

Theophilus's twelfth- century recipe for making ceruse (lead white) and minium (red lead). Translation on next slide

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BL, Add MS 34890, fol. 10v
BL, Add MS 34890, fol. 10v

Detail of Matthew's face, painted in lead white

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Lead white pigment in glass jar
Lead white pigment in glass jar

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