20 Arty Facts About the Color PURPLE

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Purple is the color of the daydreamer and fantasies. (40)

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Purple can be used in design to highlight a premium service. (40)

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Aged 18-25yrs see purple as sexy & rebellious. (40)

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Purple works well with gold, taupe, turquoise, jade green, deep red, magenta and yellow. (40)

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Violet is the color of visible light whereas purple is an even mixture of red & blue. (41)

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Royalty is often associated with purple. (41)

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Tyrian purple, the color of kings because of the expense to create, was made from a sea snail called murex. (41)

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Angels and the Virgin Mary were painted during the Renaissance wearing purple. (41)

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The British pre-Raphaelite painter Hughes painted romantic scenes using purple. (41)

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The Austrian painter Klimt’s favorite color was purple. (41)

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Purple occurs rarely in nature & was the 1st color to be synthesized. (41)

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Light purples are light-hearted, floral, and romantic. (42)

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Dark purples are intellectual and dignified. (42)

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Only 2 countries have the color purple in their flag. (42)

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Ancient Egyptians made purple dye with mulberry juice and crushed green grapes. (43)

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Signac, Monet and Seurat used cobalt violet. (43)

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21st century politicians and business leaders wear the trendy purple necktie. (43)

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Gold luxury items are often packaged in purple as the complementary color shows it off to its best advantage. (43)

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The feminist movement of the 1970s used purple for the color of women’s liberation. (43)

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According to Scriabin’s Musical Colour Wheel based on frequency, the note Db is the color PURPLE. (30)

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