Composite pigment

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Description

Any pigment composed of a mixture of two or more distinct materials. An example is lithopone which contains zinc sulfide, zinc oxide, and barium sulfate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

pigmento composito (It.)

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)

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