Cerulean Blue

  • (noun): Light greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of oxides of cobalt and tin.

Some articles on blue, cerulean blue:

Purple Swamphen - Taxonomy and Physical Description
... European birds are overall purple-blue, African and south Asian birds have a green back, and Australasian and Indonesian birds have black backs and heads ... Madagascar, and resembles the nominate but with bronze green or green-blue back and scapulars ... It has cerulean blue scapulars, face throat and breast ...
Caspian Blue - History of Blue - Blue and The Impressionist Painters
... Turner experimented with the new cobalt blue, and of the twenty colours most used by the Impressionists, twelve were new and synthetic colours ... demonstrated that placing complementary colours, such as blue and yellow-orange or ultramarine and yellow, next to each other heightened the intensity of each colour "to the apogee of their tonality ... was used by Claude Monet in his Impression – Sunrise – Fog (1872), where he put a vivid blue next to a bright orange sun, (1872) and in Régate à Argenteuil (1872), where he painted an orange ...
Cerulean Blue - Cerulean Blue Pigment
... Discovered in 1805 by Andreas Höpfner, the pigment originally referred to as cerulean blue (or corruleum blue) was first marketed in 1860 as "coeruleum" by George ... painting of skies because of the purity of the blue (specifically the lack of greenish hues), its permanence (no other blue pigments retained color as well ... Today, cobalt chromate is sometimes marketed under the cerulean blue name but is darker and greener (Rex Art color index PB 36) than the cobalt stannate version (color ...

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