Notice "Materials and making techniques of Roman Republican wall paintings (Capitolium, Brescia, Italy)"

Auteurs
  • Bugini, Roberto
  • Folli, Luisa
Titre de l'article/du chapitre
Materials and making techniques of Roman Republican wall paintings (Capitolium, Brescia, Italy)
Titre de la source
Roman wall painting: materials, techniques, analysis and conservation. Proceedings of the international workshop, Fribourg, 7-9 March 1996
Éditeur/distributeur
Institute of mineralogy and petrography
Ville de l'éditeur / distributeur
Fribourg
Pays de l'éditeur / distributeur
Switzerland
Date de publication
1997
Numéros de page
121-130
ISBN
2-9700132-0-7
Langue du texte
English
Langues du résumé
English
Références bibliographiques
15 bibliog. refs.
Nom de la réunion
Roman wall painting: materials, techniques, analysis and conservation
Pays de la réunion
Switzerland
Date de la réunion
19960307-19960309
Mots clés anglais-sujet
  • Mural painting
  • Technique
  • Material
  • Pigment
  • Plaster
  • Analysis
  • History
  • Fr esco
Mots clés français-sujet
  • Peinture murale
  • Technique
  • Matériau
  • Pigment
  • Enduit
  • Analyse
  • Histoire
  • Fresq ue
Nom géographique anglais-sujet
  • Italy
  • Brescia
Nom géographique français-sujet
  • Italie
  • Brescia
Date et period-sujet
Roman; Romain; 100BC-000BC
Résumé
A sanctuary of Roman Republican age (1st century BC) was recently unearthed in the Capitolium area (Brescia). The excavation discovered structures of a hall with mosaic paving and wall paintings. A series of scientific analyses has been performed on about 50 samples with the aim to recognize the mortar composition, the making techniques, the pigments, the decay products. Samples were analysed by optical microscopy, X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy coupled with X-ray spectrometry (EDS). The walls are made by opus reticulatum with wedge-shaped blocks of limestone. The plaster is made by two coats: the first (near the stone blocks) is composed by a mortar of pure lime and quartz-silicate sand; the second one (supporting the painting) is composed by a mortar of pure lime and crushed sedimentary rocks (dolomite). Pigments employed are: red and yellow ochres (rubrica and sil), vermilion (minimum), green earth (creta viridis and caeruleum), lamp black (atramentum) and slaked lime. The painting technique is mainly "fresco" and some parts are made by "secco".
Établissement d'origine
ICCROM
Emplacement du document
ICCROM
Rayon ICCROM
XI E 119
Type de document
Monograph:Proceedings
Level Niveau bibliographique
Analytic
Numéro BCIN
180729
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