- a pigment used in painting, consisting of potassium cobaltinitrite and characterized by its brilliant yellow hue, transparency, and permanence.
Origin of aureolin
Also called cobalt yellow.
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With this and Aureolin a series of beautiful foliage tints may be formed, sparkling with sunshine, as it were.
To our knowledge, aureolin is quite uninjured by the severest tests to which a pigment can be subjected.
For mural decoration, aureolin is admirably adapted, but it cannot be used in enamel, the colour being destroyed by great heat.
With French blue it affords a beautiful sea green; and, mixed with aureolin, gives fine foliage tints.
Of these colours, Aureolin is the most expensive, but it is a very beautiful colour, and has the advantage of being permanent.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day