A red ceramic color composed of red iron oxide. Jean Cousin was used to color stained glass in the 15th century prior to the invention of vitreous enamels (Mayer 1969).
R. Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row, New York, 1969.
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- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)