Completely and totally off-topic and without any meritwhatso

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Wed Sep 8 11:42:44 2004

>From: "ed sharpe" <>
>mercury sulphide used to be used as vermilion pigment (which may
>explain something about some artists)".
>Yes... other pigments got them too! but in the case of old 'one ear
>Vincent you also can mix in syphilis and also drinking absinth ( had word
>wood in it goggle this for more info).
>the painters life was full of toxins and infection!

 Also lead for whites and cadmium for yellows. I'm sure
the list goes on.
Received on Wed Sep 08 2004 - 11:42:44 BST

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