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Williamsburg Handmade Oil Paint - Indanthrone Blue, 8 oz can

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Indanthrone Blue
Indanthrone Blue

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Product Details

Color:
Indanthrone Blue
Size:
237 ml
Format:
Can
No.
985
Series:
7

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

Indanthrene Blue


Pigment Name

Indanthrene Blue

Pigment Type

organic, vat dyes

Chemical Name

complex, insoluble anthraquinone

Chemical Formula

C28H14N2O4

Properties

Indanthrene Blue is a clear, clean, deep blue organic pigment. It has moderate to high tinting strength and is not as overpowering as Phthalo Blue. Hansa Yellow Deep, Benzimidazolone Orange, and Raw Umber are its best mixing complements.

Permanence

Indanthrene Blue is permanent with excellent lightfastness in both masstone and tints.

Toxicity

Indanthrene Blue varies in its acute toxicity, though toxicity is generally slight.

History

Indanthrene Blue is the oldest vat dye, discovered and patented in 1901 by Rene Bohn. It is considered the first anthraquinone vat dye, a group of dyes characterized by excellent lightfastness. The pigment originates from this dye.


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