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Utrecht Artists' Oil Paint - Dioxazine Purple, 150 ml tube

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Dioxazine Purple
Dioxazine Purple

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Product Details

Color:
Dioxazine Purple
Size:
150 ml
Format:
Tube

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

PR23 RS-Dioxazine Violet (Red Shade)


Pigment Name

PR23 RS-Dioxazine Violet (Red Shade)

Pigment Type

organic

Chemical Name

carbazole dioxazine

Chemical Formula

C34H22Cl2N4O2

Properties

Dioxazine Violet is transparent and has very high tinting strength. It is a staining pigment, very dark valued when it is used at full strength. Concentrated, it paints out nearly black, but it mixes with Titanium White to form bright, opaque tints of purple. Pigment PV23 produces slightly redder shades than PV37. Because the hue can vary with the conditions of preparation and grinding, it may be offered in red shade, blue shade, and so forth. PR23RS is a preparation of PV23 that tends to reddish hue.

Permanence

Dioxazine Violet has good lightfastness. There may be some concern about it fading or shifting in color in tints and washes. Some artists have reported that PV37, a molecular variant, is more lightfast than PV23.

Toxicity

History

Two molecular variants of Dioxazine Violet, PV23 and PV37, are available. They have similar properties, but mix slightly differently.


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