Pigment typ : Inorganic, Earth, synthetic Chemical Name: Iron-oxide (synthetic)
Colour Index Name: PR 101 Colour Index Number: 77491
Additional product information
3 days - without drier
The drying time depends on temperature, humidity, aeration, and the thickness of the paint coat.
A dark and warm red-brown, almost as dark orange hue to be designated, which is excellent suitable for glazing. In landscape painting such glazing Earthcolors are often achieve more depth.
It alco can be used in glazings to bring superficially appearing greens somewhat into the background .
Siena was among other earth tones the earliest color pigment used by people. It can already be detected in Stone Age cave paintings. It is frequently encountered in the excavated Roman cities around Vesuvius (Pompeii, Herculaneum).