357 Alizarin Crimson is a cool, saturated deep red with good transparency. It has been synthetically reproduced since 1870. Originally an alumina pigment lake of alizarine, the main dyestuff of the madder plant, the traditional colour was highly fugitive and susceptible to fading.
- Pigment Identification – PR 83:1 Anthrachinone Al
- Semi -staining – moderately difficult to lift and remove from the page.
- * Less Lightfast
Schmincke Horadam Watercolours are available in 5 ml or 15 ml tubes as well half pan or full pan.