The Bodies in the Bog and Other Colorful Tales - Circa - NCMA - North Carolina Museum of Art
Amanda Hulon

Amanda Hulon is marketing manager at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

Comments (5)

  1. Caroline Rocheleau - Reply

    October 30, 2017

    Great post, Amanda! British artist Edward Burne-Jones is said to have respectfully buried his tube of mummy brown in the garden when he realised it was actually made from mummies.
  2. Ray - Reply

    November 02, 2017

    Loved the article, very interesting. Thanks. In looking up some examples of the colors on the internet, I came across this website worth sharing: http://www.webexhibits.org/pigments/
  3. Judith Getz Buzzell - Reply

    November 03, 2017

    Great article! Thank you. I'm sending it to my watercolor students in WI. I've always been interested in where pigments come from.
  4. Kate - Reply

    November 03, 2017

    Very interesting. Indeed, I will never look at a painting in the same way.
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