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A variety of Prussian blue that is often mixed with Barium sulfate. Brunswick blue is not used in artist's paints (Mayer 1969).
Synonyms and Related Terms
celestial blue; mineral blue; blu di Brunswick (It.)
Resources and Citations
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Artists' Pigments: A Handbook of their History and Characteristics, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Oxford University Press, Oxford, Vol. 3, 1997 Comment: B.Berrie, "Prussian Blue", p. 193.
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- Monona Rossol, The Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide, Allworth Press, New York, 1994