Definition: pale purple
Definition: pale purple
Sentences Containing 'mauve'
I was on what seemed to be a little lawn in a garden, surrounded by rhododendron bushes, and I noticed that their mauve and purple blossoms were dropping in a shower under the beating of the hail-stones.
He traveled to Europe in 1886, where he was influenced by the Dutch Hague School painters Jacob Maris and Anton Mauve.
Leduc especially is known for his numerous representations of the mountain in several paintings such as "L'Heure Mauve" and "Neige Dorée", but the mountain also inspired the work of Borduas, such as his "Le Trou des Fées" and "Synthèse d'un paysage de Mont-Saint-Hilaire", and Bonnet, who included the silhouette of the mountain in several of his works.
They are hairy annual and perennial herbs with purple or mauve flowers.
Van Gogh is often associated in people's minds with the Impressionist movement but in fact his artistic roots lay much closer to home in the artists of the Hague School such as Anton Mauve and Jozef Israëls.
The solitary flowerheads are about 12 mm in diameter with yellow centres and ray florets that are white or mauve.
In a flame test, RbNO3 gives a mauve/light purple colour.
The nucleus is reddish purple and the cytoplasm is mauve.
Additionally, there was a points classification, which awarded a mauve jersey.
Various stones were used during the renovation, including mauve Old Red Sandstone and yellow Bath stone.
Shortly after 8:30 the pre-dreadnought battleships of Rear Admiral Mauve's II Battle Squadron were spotted and fire switched to them.
Many objects, including white enamel cigarette cases and miniature Easter eggs in pale pink, yellow, mauve and blue are stamped A.A., standing presumably for A. Astreyden, who seems to have had a working relationship with Sumin.
It is dioecious, with racemes of mauve flowers which are pollinated by insects from July to early September.
The Painting Galleries show a collection of works from the Dutch Romantic School and the later Hague and Amsterdam Schools, including major works by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, Andreas Schelfhout, Cornelis Springer, Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Jan Willem Pieneman, Anton Mauve, Jacob Maris, Johan Hendrik Weissenbruch, George Hendrik Breitner, Jozef Israëls, and Isaac Israëls.
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