A deep yellow lake pigment prepared from quercitron. Brown pink is a darker version of Dutch pink that is prepared with a ferrous sulfate mordant. Generally, the colorant was absorbed on alumina trihydrate. Dutch pink is fugitive and not recommended for permanent paintings.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Dutch pink; Dutch yellow; Natural Yellow 9
Sources Checked for Data in Record
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- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
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