This clean yellow was particularly popular in English 18th Century decoration inspired by hand painted Chinese wallpaper and the development of Chrome Yellow pigment. It was the first non earthy yellow and a first would be very expensive. In the 1950s this yellow became popular as a strong primrose. It can be mixed with Antibes Green to make lime green.
English Yellow can be mixed with Antibes Green to make lime and sharper yellow. Here it is combined with other Annie Sloan paint colours to make some pretty stunning bright modern colour combinations.