Trying to imagine a raspberry-grey boulevard, and can only think of the grey of the road itself combined with a pink wash from a shaft of setting sun. Other colour related triologisms to follow.

‘Pissarro’s raspberry-grey boulevards, flowing like the wheels of an immense lottery with their little boxes of hansom cabs, their fishing-pole-whips pitched on their shoulders, and the shreds of splashed brain on the kiosks and chestnut trees…’

Source: Osip Mandelstam, Journey to Armenia (London: Notting Hill Editions, 2011), p. 30

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