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mauve

1. any of various pale to moderate pinkish-purple or bluish-purple colours
2. a reddish-purple aniline dye
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On screen two, Lydia Hislop is wearing blonde hair and a mauve whatever it is while Richard Pitman is wearing no hair, a dark suit, a blue tie and a mauvish shirt.
Although Bacon certainly was drawn more frequently to the male nude than to the female variety, he nevertheless created several important paintings of nude women, most notably the 1970 triptych Studies of the Human Body, which featured three sculptural and voluptuously mutilated figures posed on a kind of ramp-armature against a flat, continuous, mauvish pink background, the central, frontal figure incongruously haloed by a large bottle-green umbrella.
On screen two, Lydia Hislop is wearing blonde hair and a mauve whatever it is, while Richard Pitman is wearing no hair, a dark suit, a blue tie and a mauvish shirt.