The varnisher's atelier. This image depicts different objects—a painting, a panel, ewers, boxes, and other objects in various stages of preparation. None of the workers appears to be engaged in the decorative painting techniques such as vernis Martin or Watin's peinture d'impression. Source: Fabricant de vernis pour bâtimens, meubles, voitures, &c. From Encyclopédie méthodique - Recueil des planches, vol. 4. (Paris, 1783), plate II.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • The varnisher's atelier--sales room, with objects and tools. The varnisher's atelier. This image depicts different objects—a painting, a panel, ewers, boxes, and other objects in various stages of preparation. None of the workers appears to be engaged in the decorative painting techniques such as vernis Martin or Watin's peinture d'impression. Source: Fabricant de vernis pour bâtimens, meubles, voitures, &c. From Encyclopédie méthodique - Recueil des planches, vol. 4. (Paris, 1783), plate II.