The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors and their Applications to the Arts. M. E. Chevreul.

The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors and their Applications to the Arts

NY: Reinhold, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. 256 pages. Folio. With a special introduction and explanatory notes by Faber Birren. The text is based on the first English edition of 1854 as translated from the first French edition of 1839, "De La Loi du Contraste Simultane des Coulers." Lavishly illustrated; twenty-eight color plates, including fifteen plates adapted from the original French edition, and a multitude of black and white illustrations. Glossary. Birren shows how many of Chevreul's ideas in color harmony, contrast effects, optical mixtures, and legibility have been validated by modern scientific research.Front cover lower corner bumped. Orig. beige cloth. Near fine in nicked dust wrapper. Item #7144

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