Cyprian green earth

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A yellowish-green, permanent earth pigment mined from high quality deposits on Cyprus.

See Green earth.

Synonyms and Related Terms

green earth; terra verde di Cipro (It.)

Resources and Citations

  • C. Grissom, "Green Earth", Artists Pigments, Volume 1, R. Feller (ed.); Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1986.
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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