Splendid Viridian A Green Nothing But Fire Will Change And No


mixture of blue and yellow will afford. Clear, bright, and transparent

as the emerald, it rivals velvet in its soft gorgeous richness. With

this and Aureolin a series of beautiful foliage tints may be formed,

sparkling with sunshine, as it were.

Other colours there are which have been brought forward within the last

few years, not possessing the absolute permanency of the five foregoing,

but equal, or superior, to many formerly used. It were folly, therefore,

and a silly conservatism on the part of the artist to limit himself to

such pigments only as were employed by his forefathers, especially as

their merits were often more than doubtful. New colours, it is true,