Historical name

Arzica is said to be a corruption of the Greek arsenicon, orpiment, referring to a nonpoisonous substitute of a yellow colour, similar to Dutch Pink (Schijtgeel).

Jo Kirby, Susie Nash, and Joanna Cannon, eds. 'the appendix: Pigment Glossary', “Lake, yellow", in Trade in Artists’ Materials: Markets and Commerce in Europe to 1700. (London: Archetype Publications, 2010), 451.

Current Names
Current name
Dutch Pink