I was interested to learn that the color is called chartreuse because it is the same color as a liqueur called Chartreuse.
I am a huge fan of Degas and have always loved his painting, "The Absinthe Drinker."
Is that not a testament to the evils of absinthe? What a face. A lost soul. But, just look at that lovely glass of absinthe. Beautiful chartreuse color. I was even more interested to discover, when I Googled the painting, that there are several other paintings by the same name, including a really great one by Picasso.
So, here's to Chartreuse. Bottoms up!
Weekly Art Project: Week 34
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