VIOLET (n.)

PAARS (nld.) · VEILFARBE (deu.) · VIOLET (fra.) · VIOLETT (deu.) · VIOLETTO (ita.)
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VIOLET (fra.)

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Quotation

A Violet colour.
In French
coleur Violette, Ital. Violato color di viola, Hisp. color de violetas, […], Latin. Violaceus, à viola, which is a Violet so called of vitula, as some imagine, in Greeke ἰοειδές, ἴανθινον from ἴον, a Violet ; it hath the Etymon from Io the virgin transformed into a bullocke, who grazed as the Poets fayne upon no other berbes then Violets, Roses, Ceruse, and Litmose of equall parts.

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs

Quotation

A purple or violet Colour.
This is a compounded colour, and it is made either by mixing a quantitie of Azure, and a portion of Turnsole : or else by mixing a quantitie of cusset, and a quantitie of Azure :

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs

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SECT. VII. Of Compounded Colours.
Of the six simple Colours before named, [ndr : White, Black, Red, Green, Yellow, Blue, voir p. 86], together with the
Browns, many others may be compounded for Faces of all Complexions, Garments, Lanskips, Building ; for Birds, Fishes, Beasts, and what not : I will shew how to compound some, and by those you may by practice find out and invent infinite more. I shall instance in these following, As,


A Violet. / A Lead-colour. / Flame-colour. / Scarlet.
Light-green. / Purple. / A Bay-colour. / A Murry.


To make a
Violet-colour.
Indico, White, and Lake, make a good Violet-colour ; you may make it lighter or darker at pleasure, as you may all other compounded Colours.

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs