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  • One means to that end was the development of painting application techniques, for example, eludoric and encaustic painting that protected vulnerable colors. reference

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  • He writes at length about Vincent de Montpetit's eludoric painting reference, further suggesting a connection to French court painters, or else his assumption that the authority of the Encyclopédie méthodique is more extensive than it was, as it included a long passage on that quickly-lost art.

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  • Vincent de Montpetit's practical response to the problem he found, and so the basis of his eludoric system of painting, was to submerge the painting in water while creating it.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • His wife, herself a painter concerned with the preservation of paintings, later opened a studio specializing in the eludoric technique and in an adapted form used to preserve finished paintings. 6 But despite the favorable mentions and awards, the process appears to have died out with its originators.

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  • To solve the problem of deteriorating modern paintings, Montpetit recommended both a preservation method and a new painting technique both based on his experience as a miniature painter. reference He named his new technique eludoric painting.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • There were many variations among the coloring techniques that employed pigments, and many more were proposed by a number of eighteenth-century artists, colormen, and inventors. 35 Many of the special methods that were developed during the eighteenth century disappeared quickly: Montpetit's eludoric painting and Jean-Félix Watin's peinture d'impression, are two examples.

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  • Vincent de Montpetit's mémoire on his eludoric technique was not the only effort to describe a theory of coloration for painting practice.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • In 1770, Vincent de Montpetit presented to the king an allegorical painting executed in the eludoric technique; it was subsequently exhibited at salons of the Académie de St-Luc and the Colisée.

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  • The techniques of eludoric painting, or the method of painting miniature with oil colours

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