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A prussiate of iron is obtainable of a violet hue, affording good shadow tints and clear pale washes. It has not, however, been introduced as a pigment, as ordinary Prussian blue tinged with red furnishes a similar colour. ...
Prussiate Of Copper
differs chemically from Prussian blue only in having copper instead of iron for its basis. It varies in hue from russet to purple brown, is transparent and deep, but, being very liable to change in colour by the action of light and by other pigments...
is, or rather was, a preparation of madder, of a deep purple hue approaching black. Powerful and very transparent, it glazed and dried well in oil, and was a durable and eligible pigment. Its tints with white lead were of a purple cast. ...
is a refuse manufacture from Indian red washings. A dull, heavy, coarse colour, it belongs to the class of common pigments which are unexceptionable for decorative painting, but scarcely suited to the higher branches of art. As this work professes s...
is rather adapted for a dye than an artist-colour. It is furnished by acting on quinine with hypochlorite of lime, hydrochloric acid, and ammonia, successively. Thus prepared, the green resembles a resin, insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol, ...
The colouring matter of which is sesquioxide of iron, is used as a crayon. Some specimens are excessively hard, so much so that they are difficult to crush, even in an iron mortar; while others have the consistence of the softest iron-ochres. They v...
Or mercuric oxide, may be obtained either of a brick-red or orange-yellow colour. It is destroyed by impure air, and on exposure to sunshine gradually turns black, being superficially decomposed into oxygen and metallic mercury or mercurous oxide. ...
brought from Rome some years back by a President of the Royal Academy, appeared to be a mixture of Prussian blue and Dutch or Italian pink. It was a fugitive compound, which became blue in fading. ...
Is a coarse kind of lake, produced by dyeing chalk or whitening with decoction of Brazil wood, peachwood, sapan, bar, camwood, &c. It is a pigment much used by paper-stainers, and in the commonest distemper painting, &c., but is too perishable to me...
The rouge vegetale of the French, is a species of carmine, prepared from safflower or carthamus, which is the flower of a plant growing in the north of Africa, India, and other warm climates. Safflower yields two colours--a valueless yellow which di...
still in use in the Netherlands under this appellation, is an earth of a lighter colour and more ochrous texture than the Vandyke brown of English commerce: it is also of a warmer or more tawny hue than the latter pigment. Beautiful and durable, it ...
When a duly proportioned mixture of gallic acid and oil of vitriol is carefully and gradually heated to 140 deg., a viscid wine-red liquid results. If this be poured into cold water, after cooling, a heavy brown-red granular precipitate is formed, s...
We have kept this separate from other reds derived from woods, because it is said (by Professor H. Dussance) to be obtainable not only equal in beauty and brightness to carmine, but of greater permanence. The process of preparation is as follows:--T...
Sandal Wood Purple
Sandal wood contains about 16 per cent. of colouring matter, soluble with difficultly in water, but readily dissolved by alcohol. From the latter solution, chloride of tin throws down a purple, and sulphate of iron a deep violet precipitate; neither...
Browns And The Cold Semi-neutral Grays Marrone Is Practically To
Also Called Scarlet Chrome Is A Bright Chromate Of Lead Of An
Belong The Dutch And Flemish Schools; The Sensible Which Aims At
Composition Chemical Analysis Has Shown Several Of The Blues To Be
Less Known As English Red Prussian Red And Scarlet Ochre True
Olive In Dark Green; Russet And Citrine In Dark Orange The
Pitch And [greek: Kallos] Ornament The Blue Is Named Pittacal
Pigment The [greek: Kinnabari] Of The Greeks And The Minium--a Term
Peculiar Red Mineral Orange
For Artists Such Are Harding's And Macpherson's Tints Composed Of
We Have Adopted The Term Marrone Or Maroon As It Is Sometimes Called
Softer Texture Some Of My Friends Says Bouvier Call It Beggars'
Russet Hues Of Autumn Foliage Where Purple And Orange Have Broken Or
Uniform Colour Thus Composed Is The Citrine Colour Of Fruit And