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Yellow Ochre

Cotman by Winsor & Newton


Lightfastness I Excellent

Blue wool 7-8. The pigment will remain unchanged for more than 100 years of light exposure with proper mounting and display. (Suitable for artistic use.)

Transparency O Opaque


Staining ? Unknown

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Granulation N Non-Granulating

Pigment particles are smooth and even.


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Manufacturer Description

From Winsor & Newton:
Yellow Ochre is a warm yellow. Originally made from natural iron oxides found in earth, it is one of the oldest pigments used by mankind. A synthetic version became available in the 1920s.

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