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A synthetic cobalt blue pigment that is the same shade as ultramarine blue (Mayer 1969).
Synonyms and Related Terms
ultramarino de cobalto (Esp., Port.); cobalto oltremare (It.); Gahn's blue
- Skin contact may cause allergies, especially on elbows, neck and ankles.
- Chronic inhalation may cause asthma.
- Ingestion may cause vomiting, diarrhea and the sensation of hotness.
Resources and Citations
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)