Winsor and Newton has been making paint for artists for the past 180 years. Each color is made to have stable color. The company makes sure that the quality control process keeps the paint ready to be what artists need and want. All their paint becomes touch dry within two to twelve days.
The W&N raw sienna is a polished brown pigment. The color is named after Sienna, Italy. The color was sourced there in the Renaissance period.The earth tone is known for its transparency. The pigment is mostly made of iron oxide hydroxide and a small quantity of manganese oxide. An alternate name would be Italian earth. The pigment is good for mixing with other colors to warm them.