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Some insects used Titian to produce the red color?

Some insects used Titian to produce the red color?
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Tiziano Vecellio (it. Tiziano Vecellio, 1488/1490 — 27 August 1576) was an Italian painter, the largest representative of the Renaissance. Already in 10-12 years Titian began to join the painting when I began working in the Studio of the painter Sebastiano Zuccato. By this time the Europeans had discovered America. n pgde in 1500-ies in Europe from Mexico, the Spaniards brought bright paint. Carmine red dye (cochineal) local Aztecs were extracted from females carmenanon of mealybugs. Insects called the cochineal lived on pear cacti. Bright red paint was very expensive. So in Mexico began to cultivate this kind of cactus in order to get colours and, consequently, gold. n nTo obtain a red color, and Titian, and other Renaissance artists used a paint derived from insect – scale insects as cochineal. n non the photo: on the right, collect insects, left – insects, conical.
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