VERDIGRIS (n.)

GRÜNSPAN (deu.) · VERT DE GRIS (fra.)
TERM USED AS TRANSLATIONS IN QUOTATION
SPAANS GROEN (VERDIGRIS) (nld.) · VERT DE GRIS (fra.)

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the greene we commonly use are these :
Greene Bice.
Vert-greece.
Verditure.
Sapgreene.
Of the blew and yellow, proceedeth the greene.

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Greene Bice.
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Vert-greece.
Vert-greece is nothing else but the rust of Brasse, which in time being consumed and eaten with Tallow, turneth into greene, as you may see many times upon foule Candlestickes that have not beene often made cleane, wherefore it hath the name in Latine
Aerugo, in French Vert de gris, or the hoary greene […].
 
Verditure.
[…], it is the faintest and palest greene that is, but it is good to velvet upon blacke in any manner of drapery.
 
Sap greene.
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Of sundry Greens in Oyl.
For a deep and sad Green, as in the inmost leaves of trees, mingle Indico and Pinke. 
For a light Green, Pinke and Masticote : for a middle and Grasse green, Verdigreace and Pinke.
Remember ever to lay-on your Yellows, Blews, Reds, and Greens, upon a white ground, which giveth them their life.

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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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Verdigrease is extreamly Course, and will fade if you prepare it never so well. And all Colours made of Juyces in Germany will certainly fade, because they are of no Body, and will shine much.

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