Iron Oxide Red: Ukiyo-e colorant
Iron oxide red has been the most commonly found brown whether used alone or in mixtures. When printed, it appears dense and opaque. Iron oxide red has been found on early hand-colored to fully printed images throughout the Edo period. The color can range from a bright light red to a deep almost maroon brown
Examples of Iron oxide red in Ukiyo-e Prints
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
Below is a list of prints where iron oxide red was detected.
Pages in category "Iron Oxide Red: Ukiyo-e colorant"
The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.