Spanish red oxide

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Description

A dull red earth pigment originally otained from Spain. Spanish red contains red iron oxide. The coarse grain, inexpensive colorant is used in industrial paints.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Spanish red

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)