Fire red

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A printing ink hue that is the color of fire engines. Fire red is generally obtained from toluidine red which is not considered permanent as a artist pigment (Mayer 1969).

Synonyms and Related Terms

rojo fuego (Esp.); vermelho fogo (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • R. Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row, New York, 1969.