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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
An unstandardized paint color term used for a shade of blue with a greenish tinge. It is typically a composite pigment with the best grades made from [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=ultramarine%20blue%2C%20synthetic synthetic ultramarine blue] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=viridian viridian] (Mayer 1969).
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An unstandardized paint color term used for a shade of blue with a greenish tinge. It is typically a composite pigment with the best grades made from [[ultramarine%20blue%2C%20synthetic|synthetic ultramarine blue]] and [[viridian|viridian]] (Mayer 1969).
  
 
== Additional Information ==
 
== Additional Information ==

Revision as of 13:32, 6 January 2014

Description

An unstandardized paint color term used for a shade of blue with a greenish tinge. It is typically a composite pigment with the best grades made from synthetic ultramarine blue and Viridian (Mayer 1969).

Additional Information

R. Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row, New York, 1969.

Authority

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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