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Alcherius [Alcerius; Alchiero; Archerius], Johannes [Jehan; Giovanni]locked

(fl 1382–1411).

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Writer, active in Paris. Between 1382 and 1410 he travelled to Italy on a number of occasions, where he collected recipes for the manufacture of pigments and other techniques from the artists that he met. He also borrowed manuals or handbooks on the washing, purifying and grinding of colours to assist him in his research. In ...

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