ORPIMENT

ORPIMENT (n.)

GELBER HÜTENRAUCH (deu.) · ORPIMENT (nld.) · ORPIMENT (deu.) · ORPIN (fra.)
TERM USED AS TRANSLATIONS IN QUOTATION
ORPIMENT (nld.) · ORPIN (fra.)
HARLEY, Rosamond Drusilla, Artists' Pigments c.1600-1835: A Study in English Documentary Sources, London, Archetype Publications Ltd, 2001.

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 Your principall yellow be these.
Orpiment.
Masticot.
Saffron.
Pinke Yellow.
Oker de Luce.
Umber.
 
Orpiment.
Orpiment called in Latine Arsenicum, or Auripigmentum, (because being broken, it resembleth Gold for shining and colour) is best ground with a stiffe water of Gumme Lake, and with nothing else : because it is the best colour of it selfe, it will lie upon no greene : for all greenes, white lead, red lead, and Ceruse staine it : wherefore you must deepen your colours so, that the Orpiment may be the highest, in which manner it may agree with all colours […].

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs

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As for Vermillion, Verdigrease, Orpiment, &c. they are too course and gritty to use in water colours ; Turnsoile, Litmus blew, Rosset, Brasil, Logwood, Saffron, are more fit for washing prints then curious Limning.

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs

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s for Orpiment, it is both Venomous and Course.

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs