Leithner blue

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Cobalt blue pigment produced by a process developed by Joseph Leithner in Vienna in 1795. Leithner blue was replaced by Thénard's blue.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Leithner's blue; cobalt blue

Resources and Citations

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