I always enjoy have some idea of the kinds of pigments used to create a certain color, especially if multiple layers are involved. I stumbled upon a website that has some nice presentations on this very topic. As an example, Titian’s Bacchus and Ariadne.
My friend and colleague, the Classicist Paul Gwynne, called my attention to this documentary just a couple of weeks ago: he had it on VHS, but I would have to wait to see it.
Not known for my patience, I immediately searched YouTube… but didn’t find anything.
Well, nothing can cure mediocre research skills like a good case of insomnia. Tonight (this morning), I found it: