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A painting medium consisting of mastic varnish mixed with linseed oil. It makes paint glossy and easy to manipulate, for which reason it was popular in the 18th and 19th centuries; however, it is a dangerous aid, in time rendering the paint yellow and brittle.

Subjects: Art.


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