Roman Black is a natural black earth from slate deposits in the vicinity of Rome that is a semi-opaque black, and is absolutely permanent. It is comparatively neutral in undertone, wets easily, and is non-greasy, when compared to carbon blacks.
Rublev Colours Roman Black Watercolor
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|Single Pigment:||Roman Black|
|Colour Index:||Pigment Black 11 (77499)|
|Chemical Name:||Iron oxide produced from magnetite ore|
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Note: Some separation of pigment and medium may occur in Rublev Colours Watercolors and is a natural process when no stabilizers are added to paint to prevent this from occurring.