Red + Yellow Historic

Paint made with featured ingredient: Genuine historic pigments

[Genuine historic pigments: orpiment (realgar), gamboge, cinnabar, red lead (minium), vermillion, pine ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


Before synthetic pigments became available in the 1700s, artists sourced their pigments from their local area or apothecary, the chemist. Many of the substances were used in medicine also, such as lead Antimony, a pale yellow colour, which was also used to cure infections in the eye.

*pictured orpiment


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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Red + Yellow Historic