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  1. Artists’ pigments : a handbook of their history and characteristics, v. 3
    Contents: ‘Egyptian blue,’ by Josef Riederer; ‘Orpiment and realgar,’ by Elisabeth West FitzHugh; ‘Indigo and woad,’ by Helmut Schweppe; ‘Madder and alizarin,’ by Helmut Schweppe and John Winter; ‘Gamboge,’ by John Winter; ‘Vandyke brown: Cassel earth, Cologne earth,’ by Robert L. Feller and Ruth M. Johnston-Feller; ‘Prussian blue,’ by Barbara H. Berrie; ‘Emerald green and Scheele’s green,’ by Inge Fiedler and Michael Bayard; ‘Chromium oxide greens: chromium oxide and hydrated chromium oxide,’ by Richard Newman; and ‘Titanium dioxide whites,’ by Marilyn Laver. ;

    Artists’ pigments, c. 1600-1835; a study in English documentary sources

    Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color
    A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire


    1. Thank you so much for these. I had posted this originally because I found it interesting that a good deal of the color white is manufactured here. The science was fascinating too and I love learning more about color.


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