Leaf green

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Description

1) An unstandardized color term for a middle tone green.

2) A permanent pale green pigment composed of a mixture of viridian (chrome green oxide) diluted with aluminum hydrate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

verde folha (Port.)

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)
  • Henry Hodges, Artifacts: An Introduction to Early Materials and Technology, Ronald P. Frye, Kingston, Canada, 1988
  • Kurt Wehlte, The Materials and Techniques of Painting, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1975
  • R. Mayer, The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques, Viking Press, New York, 1981