Burnt ocher

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Description

A light reddish-brown iron oxide pigment prepared by burning yellow ocher or limonite.

See also iron oxide red.

Synonyms and Related Terms

burnt ochre (Br.); ocre brûlée (Fr.); gebrannter Ocker (Deut.); ocre tostado (Esp.); ocra bruciata (It.); ocre queimado (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)