Lat: death’s head]: Darkest hematite iron oxide: a deep dried-blood color, known in the Medieval & Renaissance world as a “purple”. Popular color for painting robes of religious figures & important personages (including the patron who paid for the painting).
AKA: Amatisto (lac color), caput mortem, caput mortum, Cardinal purple, o ver amatito (lac color)
5 gm Caput Mortuum Pigment: $0.75
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 11 January, 2011.