ultramarine ash


: a delicate bluish gray pigment obtained as a residuum from lapis lazuli after the extraction of ultramarine and used by the old masters as a middle or neutral tint for flesh, skies, and draperies
: a variable color averaging from blue ultramarine ash to gray ultramarine ash

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“Ultramarine ash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultramarine%20ash. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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