Iron black

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Precipitated black powder of antimony sulfide that was formerly used as a pigment.

Synonyms and Related Terms

antimony black; CI 77050; negro de ferro (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Monona Rossol, The Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide, Allworth Press, New York, 1994