Lemon yellow

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How Lemon yellow is made:

Artificial variety of pigment Precipitation of barium chloride solution with a solution of potassium chromate or dichromate
19th century recipe Is a chromate of baryta, made by mixing hot saturated solutions of bichromate of potassa and nitrate of baryta. Wash and dry the precipitates. It is considered superior to chrome yellow.