SAFFRON (n.)

JAUNE SAFFRAN (fra.) · SAFRANGELB (deu.) · ZAFFERANO (ita.)
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SAFFRAANGEEL (nld.)

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Quotation

Your principall yellow be these.
Orpiment.
Masticot.
Saffron.
Pinke Yellow.
Oker de Luce.
Umber.

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MATERIALITE DE L’ŒUVRE → couleurs

Quotation

A Saffron colour.
Germanicè Saffran-gerb ; Belg. Saffran-geel, Gall. Jaulne, come Saffran. Italicè croceo, color di Saffrano, […], Latinè Croceus colour, Græcè κροκινον à κροκος that is Saffron, the Etymon of that name is, […] from flourishing in the cold, for in frost and snow the Saffron flower, sheweth the fairest, and thriveth best, the colour in washing is made of Saffron it selfe by steeping it.

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Quotation

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