Naples yellow


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Naples yellow

[′nā·pəlz ′yel·ō]
(inorganic chemistry)

Naples yellow, antimony yellow

A light yellow pigment; the true pigment is a basic antimonate of lead, but is imitated by mixtures.
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Again I popped in a little cobalt blue to the right and a bit of Naples yellow to the left.
Quickly pop in some Payne's grey this time, to the right hand side, followed again by Naples yellow to the left.
There's often a grainy, the-drugs-are-kicking-in atmosphere in his otherwise bland scenes-weird colors are everywhere (a powdery, nearly Naples yellow highway; a muted chartreuse sky)- but in this case, "the pills," as Ted Berrigan once wrote, "aren't working.
1: An abstract painter I once knew told me that when he was a student he had an old professor who would constantly recommend the use of Naples yellow as the solution to practically any pictorial problem.