Composite pigment

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Any pigment composed of a mixture of two or more distinct materials. An example is Lithopone which contains Zinc sulfide, Zinc oxide, and Barium sulfate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

pigmento composito (It.)

Resources and Citations

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