212 Kings Blue Deep Michael Harding Oil Colour, 40ml tube

£12.12 (inc. VAT)
Series 2. Deeper of the two Kings Blues. Rich. Opaque.

Michael Hardings Artists' Oil Colour Kings Blue Deep, 40ml Tube.

Colour IndexPb29 & Pw6
Drying SpeedAverage
Tint PowerOpaque
Oil ContentLinseed Oil, Low
Conform toASTM D-4236

"A deeper version of the Kings Blue Light blend. Useful for such features as architectural modelling in backgrounds, flowers, interiors, skies and accent colours.

This name was given by English manufacturers to Smalt, a Cobalt-based pigment which was used in the 16th-17th centuries as a less expensive alternative to Lapis Lazuli. Unfortunately, Smalt was prone to fade into a light grey, as some Veronese skies demonstrate. But the introduction of Ultramarine Blue made the original Smalt formula obsolete, and so I offer a completely reliable substitute blend which evokes the aerial effects of the great Venetian decorators"

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    Michael Harding
  • Product Code:
    UK 3213.10.00.00
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