Friday, June 25, 2021

Hooker's Green

BDSuits asks: "Why is it called Hookers Green? I don't see the connection."
The Dutch Codlin by William Hooker

Answer: It's named after a botanical illustrator named William Hooker (1779–1832). He created the pigment to capture a certain green leaf color.


rock995 said...

figured it would be something like that...but always wondered. Thanks JG

CerverGirl said...

Thank you for the information. I love that green.