Burnt green earth

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A permanent, transparent brown pigment made by roasting green earth to produce a warmer color.

See green earth.

Synonyms and Related Terms

verona brown; burnt terre verte; transparent brown; tierra verde tostada (Esp.); terra verde bruciata (It.)

Additional Information

C. Grissom, "Green Earth", Artists Pigments, Volume 1, R. Feller (ed.); Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1986.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Reed Kay, The Painter's Guide To Studio Methods and Materials, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1983
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)