Secondaries Orange And Green Of Both Which Yellow Is A

constituent, the latter colour is of double occurrence therein, while

the other two primaries enter singly into its composition. The mean or

middle hue comprehends eight blue, five red, and six yellow, of equal


Hence citrine, according to its name, which is that of a class of

colours and used commonly for a dark yellow, partakes in a subdued

degree of all the powers of its archeus yellow. In estimating,

therefore, its properties and effects in painting, it is to be regarded

as participating of all the relations of yellow. By some this colour is

improperly called brown, as almost all broken colours are. The

Schweinfurt Green Vienna Green Imperial Green Brunswick Secondary Colours Are Three Only Orange Green And Purple facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail