Invention of the red-figure technique

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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The red-figure technique in pottery consists in leaving the main decoration in the clay colour while the background is painted black.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Invention of the red-figure technique". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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