Flesh tint

(Painting) a color used in painting to imitate the hue of the living body.

See also: Flesh

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"That head is strong,--the flesh tints a little too rosy, but the drawing is excellent."
Some colors have remained the same shade but changed names over the years, such as Peach, which was previously named Flesh Tint, Flesh, and Pink Beige.
The bodies are rendered in a variety of flesh tints, with everything else painted in grisaille that often overflows onto the frames, rather humorously suggesting the way in which interest might trail off once one tires of the flesh.
This meant 'mixing' the primary colours of red, blue and yellow in the printing process in order to get subtle lighting effects and flesh tints. He was most famous in his own time for his depiction of reflected light, ideal for posters advertising theatre or pantomime, as the light shown is thrown up on the performers, and also lamp fuels, such as Saxoleine (Fig.