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Blick Oil Colors - Crimson Alizarin, 200 ml tube

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Crimson Alizarin
Crimson Alizarin

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Product Details

Color:
Crimson Alizarin
Size:
200 ml
No.
515

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

Anthraquinone Red


Pigment Name

Anthraquinone Red

Pigment Type

anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C14H8O2

Properties

Anthraquinone Red is a magenta colored pigment that is transparent and moderately intense. It tends to fade in tints and is suitable for all media.

Permanence

Anthraquinone Red has good lightfastness and permanence in its masstone, while its tint lightfastness is moderate. Overall lightfastness and permanence varies by brand.

Toxicity

Anthraquinone Red has no significant acute toxicity.

History

Anthraquinone pigments originated as textile vat dyes before being used as pigments. They became more popular with artists once it was discovered that careful preparation and grinding helped them to retain brilliance of color.


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