September 1, 2012 · 2:00 PM
This location is shown only to members
Whoever heard of a chicken egg being part of a great masterpiece?
Or a poisonous beetle's wings being used to create one of the loveliest shades of red?
Which is the pigment which was deemed so beautiful, it was more expensive than gold?
How does an artist's style change when the eyesight is not as good as it used to be?
And without which invention would Impressionism never have happened?
This tour will be dedicated to exploring some of these questions and discovering fascinating stories behind the three main painting techniques used by the Old Masters - Fresco, Tempera and Oil.