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sanguine

a red pencil containing ferric oxide, used in drawing
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Sanguine

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Sanguine is the traditional name for the personality temperament indicated by an excess of the element air.

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Sanguine

 

a type of reddish brown crayon. Both natural and artificial sanguines consist of kaolin and iron oxides. The sanguine technique has been known since the Renaissance, when it was used by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and other prominent artists. The medium was especially popular in 18th-century drawings from nature. Drawings in sanguine are shaded by hatching or stumping.

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