Chromium Oxide (Viridian) - 50ml

£17.95

Chromium Oxide is an opaque, clean, medium shade, very stable green colour. It is commonly known as Viridian and is a cornerstone of landscape painting, being the perfect 'cool' green. 

Guignet of Paris patented the process for manufacturing Viridian or transparent oxide of chromium in 1859 and therefore it was a favourite amongst the French Impressionists of that era, Mr.Van Gogh was known to be a fan as well.

It has excellent permanence.

Technical Overview

Pigment - PG17, Chromium(III) Oxide

Binder - Linseed Oil

Opacity - Opaque

Tinting Strength - High

 

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