Cobalt blue pigment produced by a process developed by Joseph Leithner in Vienna in 1795. Leithner blue was replaced by Thénard's blue. See cobalt blue.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Leithner's blue; cobalt blue
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)
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000