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tempera


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tempera

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Paint formed of an emulsion of fatty and watery constituents. The standard emulsion is usually created with egg yolk and water, with variants of man-made emulsions created with whole egg, linseed oil, casein glue, gum, or wax.

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Tempera painting

paint, tempera

tempera paint

Narrower Terms

egg tempera

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