Mars violet

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Description

Synthetically prepared violet color iron oxide pigment. Mars violet is a permanent pigment with good tinting strength and good oil-drying properties.

See Mars colors.

Hazards and Safety

No significant hazards.

Additional Information

R. Mayer, The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques, Viking Press, New York, 1981.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

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