Magenta is a rich deep violet red color. It is a transparent pigment. The name Magenta comes from a lake color named in 1859 after the battle in Magenta, Italy. Bright and beautiful, this affordable range of 47 colors is perfect for artists who need large quantities of color. All of the tones have been carefully made to bring out the best of each pigment, so you can create bold and vibrant artworks. We think you’ll be very pleased with the results.