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Da Vinci Artists' Permanent Watercolor - Alizarin Gold, 15 ml tube

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Color:
Alizarin Gold
Size:
15 ml
No.
202-1F
Series:
3
Mfg #:
202-1F

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR177-Anthraquinone Red

PY42-Yellow Ochre


Pigment Name

PR177-Anthraquinone Red

Pigment Type

anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C14H8O2

Properties

Anthraquinone Red is a magenta colored pigment that is transparent and moderately intense. It tends to fade in tints and is suitable for all media.

Permanence

Anthraquinone Red has good lightfastness and permanence in its masstone, while its tint lightfastness is moderate. Overall lightfastness and permanence varies by brand.

Toxicity

Anthraquinone Red has no significant acute toxicity.

History

Anthraquinone pigments originated as textile vat dyes before being used as pigments. They became more popular with artists once it was discovered that careful preparation and grinding helped them to retain brilliance of color.


Pigment Name

PY42-Yellow Ochre

Pigment Type

Chemical Name

iron(III)-oxide, hydrated

Chemical Formula

Fe2O3 • H2O

Properties

Yellow Ochre provides artists with earthtones from cream to brown. It has good hiding power, produces a quick drying paint, and can be safely mixed with other pigments. Its transparency varies widely from opaque shades to more transparent ones, which are valued for their use as glazes. If gypsum is present, Yellow Ochre is not suitable for frescoing. (See Brown Ochre, PY43.) PY42 is made from synthetic iron oxides. PY43 is made from natural iron oxide.

Permanence

Yellow Ochre has excellent permanence because ochres are some of the most permanent pigments available.

Toxicity

Yellow Ochre is non-toxic unless it contains manganese.

History

Ochre comes from the Greek word ochros, meaning pale yellow. It was one of the first pigments to be used by human beings, and evidence of its use has been found at 300,000 year old sites in France and the former Czechoslovakia.


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UPC Code: 643822202117

ASIN #: B003NRV5R4