Cyprus umber

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Description

A dark brown, permanent earth pigment mined from high quality deposits on Cyprus (Mayer 1969).

Synonyms and Related Terms

terra d'ombra di Cipro (It.); Turkey umber; Turkey brown

Resources and Citations

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

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