Natural and Arbitrary Color

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Find examples of natural and arbitrary colors in the works below.


Jacques Villon, Portrait of Magda Pach, Minneapolis Institute of Art (source)


Franz Marc, Die Grossen Blauen Pferde, Walker Art Center (source)


Ed Paschke, Painted Lady, Walker Art Center (source)