This section is from the book "Chromatography; Or, A Treatise On Colours And Pigments, And Of Their Powers In Painting", by George Field. Also available from Amazon: Chromatography, or A Treatise on Colours and Pigments, and of Their Powers in Painting.
Hypocastanum, or Chestnut Brown, is a brown lake prepared from the horse-chestnut; transparent and rich in colour, warmer than brown pink, and very durable both in water and oil; in the latter of which it dries moderately well.
See liusset Rubiate, II. Chap. xvi.
See Chap. xv. II.