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==List of Prints ==
 
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List of prints where indigo was detected
 
List of prints where indigo was detected
 
 
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Revision as of 10:27, 22 May 2020

Great Wave by Katsushika Hokusai

Red lead 鉛丹(entan): The common name for a heavy, opaque, orange-red pigment composed of lead tetroxide. Although chemically equivalent to the mineral minium, red lead has been synthetically prepared by roasting lead white (480 C) since before the 5th century BCE.

Red lead can be a light pink orange to a reddish orange. Intentionally darkened red lead....

For more information see: Red lead

Examples of Red lead in Ukiyo-e Prints

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Beauties of the Yoshiwara by Suzuki Harunobu

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Beauties of the Yoshiwara by Suzuki Harunobu

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Beauties of the Yoshiwara by Suzuki Harunobu

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Beauties of the Yoshiwara by Suzuki Harunobu

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Beauties of the Yoshiwara by Suzuki Harunobu

Analysis

X-ray fluorescence analysis (XRF) is used to detect lead, which, in a red or pink area, is an indication for the presence of red lead (Pb3O4).

Other Images of Red lead

List of Prints

List of prints where indigo was detected

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