Mussini Naples Yellow Light
36RCW#2.07.5, Opaque, Yel/s
Opposite color, Mussini
Cobalt Blue Light, Opaque
Naples yellow in any degree of color will never make a dark neutral
only the lighter grays can be made.
| Naples Yellow is made of antimony lead, a very dense pigment, denser than Lead White. The higher it is fired the darker it gets and the more expensive it is. There were about six shades of Naples Yellow that were popular, including..
Naples Yellow was a basic flesh tone. Because it was so expensive, Lead-Tin Yellow, was a replacement during hard times, as when Rembrandt was alive. Today it is usually just a composition color and not nearly as opaque. Go for the gold and get the real thing, color is everything!