Prussian green

Current name

Information from the Getty AAT

Prussian green (pigment)

A green pigment originally prepared by the nearly the same process as Prussian blue, but produced by omitting the hydrochloric acid step that converted the green to blue. Beginning in the mid-19th century, Prussian green sold commercially as a mixture of Prussian blue and a yellow pigment.


A.k.a. Brunswick green

Historical names