Find me a palette without this on it, fundamental, the great masters of the renaissance lived on this.
One of the most important earths used as an Imprimitura pigment to draught out compositions on a Raw Sienna ground, as many Rubens sketches evidence. Depending on the degree of transparency, it can exhibit red or greenish undertones. Michael Harding's is a particularly fine umber, and one that will give great service.
Dark and powerful, elemental, biblical....
Pigment PBr 7.
Very Fast Drying. Transparent. Excellent Lightfastness. Average Oil Content.