Category:Iron Oxide Red: Ukiyo-e colorant

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Kitchen Scene by Kitagawa Utamaro I

Iron oxide red 弁柄(bengara): A colorant derived from hematite, a metallic black-gray or dark red mineral primarily composed of iron oxide.

Iron oxide red has been the most commonly found brown. It is opaque.

For more information see: Hematite, Ferric oxide, Red ochre

Examples of Iron oxide red 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 iron. When it is found in a red/brown area, it is an indication for the presence of iron oxide red (Fe2O3).

Other Images of Iron oxide red

List of Prints

List of prints where indigo was detected

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