Ercolano Red – 136

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

Ercolano Red is a natural clay earth from Italy. The clay contains iron oxide which gives this ochre pigment a beautiful warm red hue. Red ochres are one of the most permanent colours in the artist pallet and perfect for making oil paints, acrylics and watercolours. Light fast and Lime stable Ercolano red pigment is great for tinting limewash, plasters and mortars.


Technical Info:

Pigment Name: Ercolano Red – 136
Pigment Type:
  Natural  Earths & Ochres
Country of Origin: Italy
Colour Index: R102
Density: 900 g/l
Chemical Make-up:  Calcium sulfate, iron oxide
Chemical Formula: a-Fe2O3
Lime Stable? Yes
UV Rating: Good
Colouring Power: Very Good
Particle size: 50 microns (325 Mesh)
Heat Stability: Colour Stable to 165°C / 330° F

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