Brown pink

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A deep yellow lake pigment prepared from quercitron. Brown pink is a darker version of Dutch pink that is prepared with a ferrous sulfate mordant. Generally, the colorant was absorbed on Alumina trihydrate. Dutch pink is fugitive and not recommended for permanent paintings.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Dutch pink; Dutch yellow; Natural Yellow 9

Resources and Citations

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Helmut Schweppe, Schweppe color collection index and information book
  • R.D. Harley, Artists' Pigments c. 1600-1835, Butterworth Scientific, London, 1982