vandyke red

noun

1
often capitalized V : a grayish red that is bluer and deeper than Pompeian red, bluer and darker than bois de rose, and yellower and deeper than appleblossom

called also Florence brown

2
: a synthetic red to brown pigment consisting of copper ferrocyanide Cu2Fe(CN)6

Word History

Etymology

after Sir Anthony Vandyke †1641 Flemish painter

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“Vandyke red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vandyke%20red. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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