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Table 7 Overview of suggested content in the nine paintings

From: Characterisation of preparation layers in nine Danish Golden Age canvas paintings by SEM–EDX, FTIR and GC–MS

No. SMK accession no. Binders Pigments and elements Fillers
1 KMS3262 Drying oil (linseed or walnut) + egg Lead carbonate Calcium carbonate, perhaps calcium sulphate
2 KMS3004 Drying oil (perhaps linseed) + egg or casein Lead carbonate Silicon and calcium containing filler
3 KMS1072 Drying oil (linseed or walnut) + egg (whole or yolk) Lead white + (Mg and Si) Calcium sulphate and calcium carbonate
4 KMS1623 Drying oil and egg (whole or yolk) Lower layer: iron earth pigment (Fe, Si, Al, Ca, K and Pb/S) Top layer: lead carbonate + (Ca, Al, Si, Fe, and K)  
5 KMS1671 Drying oil + egg (whole or yolk) Lead carbonate Calcium carbonate, perhaps calcium sulphate
6 KMS608 Drying oil (linseed or walnut) + egg Lead carbonate, perhaps calcium sulphate Calcium carbonate, perhaps calcium sulphate
7 KMS6177 Drying oil + egg (whole or yolk) Lead carbonate, calcium sulphate Calcium carbonate, calcium sulphate
8 KMS1081 Drying oil + egg (whole or yolk) Lead carbonate Silicon and calcium containing filler
9 KMS1644 Drying oil + egg or casein + gum Top layer: lead carbonate, Fe, Si, Al, Na, Ca Lower layer: no clear identification Top layer: barium sulphate Lower layer: calcium carbonate