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Table 1 List of elements identified in the different paints and tentative list of pigments and fillers based on the elements present

From: Piet Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie: non invasive analysis using macro X-ray fluorescence mapping (MA-XRF) and multivariate curve resolution-alternating least square (MCR-ALS)

Paints Main elements Other elements Tentative list of pigments and fillers
Ground Pb Ca,Fe, Ba Lead white
Yellows Cd, Zn, S, Ba, Sr, Zr Cadmium sulfide and/or cadmium-zinc sulfide, zinc white and/or zinc stearate, barium sulfate and/or lithopone
Reds Cd, Se, S, Ba Sr Cadmium red, barium sulfate and/or cadmium–barium red, organic red
Whites Ti, Ba, Zn P, Cl, Sr, Nb Titanium white, zinc white, barium sulfate and/or lithopone
Blues Al, Si, S, K, Ca, Mg, Fe, Cu, Rb Ultramarine, gypsum
Grays Same as white Ca, P White mixed with bone black