Nicosia Green Earth is sourced from deposits in southeastern Cyprus, near the capital city of Nicosia. This pigment is a green earth composed of hydrated iron potassium silicate, a pigment derived from the minerals celadonite and glauconite. Green earth pigments were widely used in the under paintings of human flesh during the Medieval and Renaissance periods. A cool, green earth, Nicosia Green Earth is useful in portrait, landscape, and botanical paintings.
Available in half pan, and full pan formats
Nicosia Green Earth is also available in the following Stoneground palettes;