Top row, left to right: oil paint (linseed oil), oil / resin paint (linseed oil, mastic, and dammar), oil / wax paint (linseed oil and beeswax). Bottom row, left to right: gouache (gum arabic), egg-based tempera, saponified wax paint (beeswax). Source: From Annik Pietsch's dissertation, Die Maltechnik des Staffeleibildes im 19. Jahrhundert, (Kunsthistorisches Institut der Freien Universität bei Univ. Prof. Dr. Werner Busch, 2004).

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

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Prussian blue pigment in six different media. Top row, left to right: oil paint (linseed oil), oil / resin paint (linseed oil, mastic, and dammar), oil / wax paint (linseed oil and beeswax). Bottom row, left to right: gouache (gum arabic), egg-based tempera, saponified wax paint (beeswax). Source: From Annik Pietsch's dissertation, Die Maltechnik des Staffeleibildes im 19. Jahrhundert, (Kunsthistorisches Institut der Freien Universität bei Univ. Prof. Dr. Werner Busch, 2004).