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Genuine Venetian Pozzuoli Red

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Binder: Virgin cold-pressed linseed oil, washed
Pigment
PR 102 / Inorganic: Anhydrous iron (III) oxide, 77491
Lightfastness: 
1 (excellent)
Opacity: 
Semi-transparent

Pozzuoli Red is the Venetian red; used by the old masters. This natural Italian earth contains natural iron ore and clay. It is fiery, warm, and semi-transparent. Venetian can be glazing over the dark recesses in the nostrils, mouth, and eye and for ruddy flesh tones. Notice the difference Flake White makes to the warmth and radiance of the mixtures.

Conforms to ASTM D4236. Conforms to ASTM D4302

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