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Translation of: De la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs
Topic: Color
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by Mérimée, J.-F.-L. (Jean-François-Léonor), 1757-1836; Taylor, William B. Sarsfield (William Benjamin Sarsfield), 1781-1850. Some original observations upon the rise and progress of the fine arts in England
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Includes a frontispiece with a handcolored color chart, which varies depending of printing: some printings include the "English Chromatic Scale" by M. Harris, some include the "French Chromatic scale" by M. Merimée
Topics: Painting, Artists' materials, Color
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by Mansion, Léon Larue, 1785-ca. 1834
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Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street, London
Topics: Miniature painting, Color
Topics: Color, Colors -- Analysis
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by Le Blon, J. C., 1667-1741
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Signatures: A-L M(M2 + a)
Topics: Le Blon, J. C., 1667-1741, Color prints, French, Color printing, Color prints, French -- 18th...
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by Le Blon, J. C., 1667-1741
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Errata: p. [2] at end
Topics: Le Blon, J. C., 1667-1741, Color prints, French, Color printing, Color prints, French -- 18th...
Publisher's advertisements: 48 p. at end
Topic: Color
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by Clifford, C. R. (Chandler Robbins), 1858-1935
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Topic: Color
Pages 34-81 and two following pages contain mounted samples of colored paper
Topic: Color
Signatures: pi²(-pi1) ã⁸ A-2R⁸/⁴ 2S⁴ 2T²
Topics: Color, Kleurtheorie, Optique, Color -- Early works to 1800, Optique -- Ouvrages avant 1800
Library's copy 2 is unbound, lacks t.p and introduction and has imprint covered by label for Dupre & Cie. 141, Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris
Topics: Color, Painting
Armorial title vignette (arms of France)
Topics: Painting, Gilding, Varnish and varnishing, Color, Color in art
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by Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709; Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709. Conversations sur la connoissance de la peinture; Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709. Dialogue sur le coloris
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Originally published in Paris, 1677 by Langlois with title: Coversations sur la connoissance de la peinture ... and in 1699 by Langlois with title: Dialogue sur le coloris
Topics: Rubens, Peter Paul, 1577-1640, Painting, Painters, Color
Signatures: [A]1 B-Q⁸ R1
Topics: Painting, Color, Artists' materials
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by Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709
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Final leaf blank
Topics: Color, Painting, Color -- Early works to 1800, Painting -- Technique -- Early works to 1800
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Final page blank
Topics: Color, Colors
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Library's copy is signed by the author
Topic: Color printing
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by Chevreul, M. E. (Michel Eugène), 1786-1889; Digeon, René Henri, engraver; J.-B. Baillière et fils, publisher; Imprimerie de É. Martinet, printer
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Atlas of plates for color matching, according to Chevreul's system of color analysis, intended for the use of painters, textile designers, decorators, gardeners, etc., rather than scientists. Includes description of "chromochalcographie", Digeon's 4-color aquatint printing process (using separate plates for yellow, blue, red, black), with notes on the composition of the pigments
Topics: Color, Color, Colors, Color printing, Color separation
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Spine title: Field on the power of colours in painting
Topics: Color, Pigments, Painting
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by Schiffermüller, Ignaz, 1727-1806; Landerer, Ferdinand, 1730 or 46-1795; Bernardi, Augustin
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Getty copy's plates are hand-colored
Topics: Color, Dyes and dyeing
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by Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964; Munsell, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1858-1918; Strathmore Paper Company
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The folded plates are sample color sheets, one fold divided into slits, the other a decorative design in color
Topic: Color
Signatures: pi1 [A]⁸ B-C⁸ D⁴ E-I⁸ [K]1
Topics: Drawing, Watercolor painting, Color
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by Winsor & Newton; Winsor & Newton, publisher
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Cover title
Topics: Winsor & Newton, Paint, Watercolor painting, Color, Painting
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by Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1749-1817; Syme, Patrick, 1774-1845, editor; Blackwood, William, 1776-1834, bookseller; Cadell, Thomas, 1773-1836, bookseller; James Ballantyne and Co., printer
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Final page blank
Topics: Colors, Color guides, Color
Bound in old marbled paper-covered boards; paper spine; paper label on front board; armorial bookplate of William Lewis
Topics: Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Color, Painting -- Technique