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KT 07.015 Veronese green

The gray-green cliffs of Monte Baldo lend this paint its archetypical color.

Referenz - Veronese green earth

Farbfunktion - materialization

Wirksamkeit - good under all lighting conditions

Celadonite is a rare green silicate-based mineral. It is found in grayish green or olive colored aggregates, with prismatic crystallites embedded in its dull, clay masses. It has a low tinting strength, yet it has been used as a pigment since antiquity. Lightfast greens are rare, and this is the most durable green in nature. The pigment is named after a high ridge on Monte Baldo near Verona, which is where the pigment was first found. The understated olive green is the darkest color that can be exacted from the mineral.

Katrin Trautwein, 225 Farben, 2017 ©Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, Basel

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