sinopia (pigment)

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Scope note
Refers to red iron oxide or a similar pigment, particularly when it is a component of reddish-brown chalk or mixed with lime and water and applied with a brush to create underdrawings for frescoes. These underdrawings are called "sinopie."
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024