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Geneviève Monnier

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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Chalky coloured powder (pigment), which is modelled into a stick or Crayon for use as a drawing material. It can be variegated into more than 1650 different hues and shades. The term is also applied to works of art produced in this medium.

Keywords: Materials and techniques; History and use

Reference Entry.  3293 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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