Analyzing Art and Aesthetics - "Mercurial Pigments and the Alchemy of John Singleton Copley's 'Watson and the Shark'"

Analyzing Art and Aesthetics - "Mercurial Pigments and the Alchemy of John Singleton Copley's 'Watson and the Shark'"
December 14, 2011

David Bjelajac, Professor of Art History and American Studies, authored the chapter "Mercurial Pigments and the Alchemy of John Singleton Copley's Watson and the Shark" in Analyzing Art and Aesthetics. In the chapter, Bjelajac intricately explores Freemasonry and the alchemy of Anglo-American painting through close examination of the materials and visual properties of the paintings of John Singleton Copley.