lead white, K-46000 2016-10-17T19:08:29+00:00

Pigments Checker

lead white

It was in use since antiquity and it was the only white used in European easel paintings until the 19th century

Manufacturer / product code:  Kremer / 46000
Chemical description: basic lead carbonate
Color: white
Color Index: PW1
More info: Pigments Through The Ages  Colourlex


Raman spectroscopy

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DOWNLOAD paper:   “Pigments Checker version 3.0, a handy set for conservation scientists: A free online Raman spectra database”

Lead white 46000 Raman Spectroscopy Pigments Checker


XRF spectroscopy

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DOWNLOAD paper: R. Larsen, N. Coluzzi, A. Cosentino “Free XRF Spectroscopy database of Pigments Checker” Intl Journal of Conservation Science. Submitted Jan 2016.


 Reflectance spectroscopy

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DOWNLOAD paper:  “FORS spec­tral data­base of his­tor­i­cal pig­ments in dif­fer­ent binders”

lead white