If J. Peterman sold paint pigments:
Excerpt from this posting:
"...The ancients called it Italian earth. The blessed dirt from Siena’s hills, full of iron and a spot of manganese, is roasted red and hand mulled with drops each of Tuscan sweat and oil of flax. Unintentionally beautiful, it’s the painter’s mortar..."
This journal entry is now available as part of a compilation in ebook form:
Epub and PDF formats
95 Full-Color Illustrations (Oil paintings by the author.)
2006 - 2010
More information here.