Venetian Red (Rouge Venitian) - 184

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Venetian Red is an ocher, which have been used as pigments since prehistoric times. It is perhaps the most widely used pigment for artists’ paints. Suitable for most mediums it can be used to make artists oil paints, watercolour paints, Acrylics and chalk pastels. Venetian Red is lime and UV stable, so great for tinting lime washes, plasters and mortars.

  • A Natural Earth Pigment
  • Permanent To UV
  • Suitable For All Mediums
  • Lime And Cement Colour Stable
  • Non-Toxic

Technical Info:

Pigment Name: Venetian Red – 184
Pigment Type:
  Natural Earths & Ochres
Country of Origin: Italy
Colour Index: R102
Density: 868 g/l
Chemical Make-up:  Iron + Iron Hydroxide
Chemical Formula: Fe2O3+SiO2
Lime Stable? Yes
UV Rating: Very Good
Colouring Power: Good
Particle Size: 50 microns (325 Mesh)
Heat Stability: Colour Stable to 165°C / 330° F