Prussian Blue – Series 1





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Art Spectrum® Prussian Blue watercolour is an intense deep blue with a powerful presence.

It was one of the first synthetic pigments created by the paintmaker Diesbach in Berlin around 1706.

The Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), made extensive use of Prussian Blue in his famous print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa.

Pigments Lightfastness Permanence Opacity Granulating /Staining
PB27 ASTM I ****         (excellent) Semi-Transparent Staining

ASTM Approved Permanent Colours American Society for Testing and Materials, conforming to standard D4302-90.

In accordance with proven traditional methods of production, all Art Spectrum® Artists’ Watercolours are carefully stone milled to enhance the individual brilliance of each selected permanent pigment and to maximise its handling qualities.