In tempera painting the colours were mixed with egg, gum, and other vehicles dissolved in water, and laid upon a dry ground.
When not painting fresco he is constant to the use of tempera.
The objection to tempera, so far at any rate as northern countries were concerned, was that it suffered from the damp.
First there are the tempera pictures, or “frescoes,” as he termed them.
In fresco-painting he used the methods of tempera, and the decay of his works has been severe in proportion.
“Bianca” was painted in tempera from a beautiful young American.
He displayed an old-fashioned preference for painting in tempera.
Will you kindly advise me on the tempera, of which I send a tube?
He painted in tempera and finished his work with care and deliberation.
Its general tone is bluish green with mosaic walls and floor and a wooden ceiling decorated in tempera with cufic inscriptions.