Other Purples: Ukiyo-e colorant
Other Purples: In addition to dayflower + safflower, other red and blue colorants combined through overprinting or mixing have been found to create purple.
Other combinations detected so far are:
- indigo, iron oxide red
- indigo, safflower
- dayflower, sappanwood
- Prussian blue, safflower
Examples of Other purples in Ukiyo-e Prints
List of Prints
Below is a list of prints where the various purple mixtures were detected.
Pages in category "Other Purples: Ukiyo-e colorant"
The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.
- Eisen, The Song Evening Mist at Asama Peak, on Scrap-paper Fabric with an Itchû-bushi Libretto, from the series A Modern Pine Needle Collection, 11.17878
- Eishi, Utamaki of the Takeya, kamuro Futaba and Midori, from the series New Year Fashions as Fresh as Young Leaves, 34.336
- Hiroshige I, Enjoying the Cool of Evening on the Riverbed at Shijô, from the series Famous Views of Kyoto, 06.890
- Hiroshige I, The Yodo River, from the series Famous Views of Kyoto, 11.2111