What artistic medium sounds like something you might apply to a child’s face or to a person’s physique for decoration?
Hint: It is an opaque paint more popular in the 19th century and synonymous with gouache.
Click to the right of this sentence to see answer: body color
Visiting museums in Europe you are likely to find more than one label identifying the artwork’s medium as ink or chalk with body color. This is rather annoying when you admit to yourself — What the heck is body color?
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Corinne Cain of www.SavvyCollector.com