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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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.