Golden ocher

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Golden ocher

Description

1) A deep yellow earth pigment containing yellow iron oxide.

2) The name for a commercial pigment mixture of yellow ocher and chrome yellow. Golden ocher has been used as a house paint color.

Synonyms and Related Terms

golden ochre; ocre d'or (Fr.); Goldocker (Deut.)

1. Roman ocher; brown ocher

2. chrome ocher; chrome ochre

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)