Burnt ocher

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A light reddish-brown iron oxide pigment prepared by burning Yellow ocher or Limonite.

See also Iron oxide red.

Synonyms and Related Terms

burnt ochre (Br.); ocre brûlée (Fr.); gebrannter Ocker (Deut.); ocre tostado (Esp.); ocra bruciata (It.); ocre queimado (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)