Jean Hellot's report on Saxon green, undertaken becausegreen was a result of his experience with Roederer's vert de Strasbourg. In it, Hellot expresses concern that cobalt is used in the original formula to create the color.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Jean Hellot, "Sur le beau vert de Saxe," 1 January 1750, page 1. Jean Hellot's report on Saxon green, undertaken becausegreen was a result of his experience with Roederer's vert de Strasbourg. In it, Hellot expresses concern that cobalt is used in the original formula to create the color.