- Series: Reference
- Hardcover: 784 pages
- Publisher: Viking; Revised, Updated edition (May 31, 1991)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0670837016
- ISBN-13: 978-0670837014
- Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 2.4 x 9.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 99 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #295,495 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques: Fifth Edition, Revised and Updated (Reference) Hardcover – May 31, 1991
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About the Author
Ralph Mayer (1895–1979) was a painter and art conservator. He studied painting at the Art Students League of New York before going on to teach at Columbia University. Mayer founded the Artists Technical Research Institute in 1959. He is the author of a number of artistic books, including The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques, The Painter's Craft, and A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques.