Reference Entry

Mordant (ii)

Rupert Featherstone

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Term for the resin or oil layer used in gilding to stick the gold leaf on to the prepared surface of wood, sealed plaster or paint (see Gilding, §I, 1(i)).

Reference Entry.  36 words. 

Subjects: Art

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