Complement des Etudes sur la Vision des Couleurs. M. E. Chevreul.
Complement des Etudes sur la Vision des Couleurs

Complement des Etudes sur la Vision des Couleurs

Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First edition. Soft cover. 277p + 7 pls. Lacks front wrapper. Title page torn in half. Back wrapper paresent. The sewn gatherings are separating. Suitable for enclosure or for a good rebinding project. Fair. Item #30278

As first issued, in the Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France, vol. 41, series 2. The 7 plates are lithographed in flat colors, one with a window flap that lifts up to show a different view of the central color. Chevreul's late-career expansion on his influential researches into color and the perception of it, which greatly influenced Seurat and his contemporaries. "No other writer has had greater influence in the fields of art and art theory of the visual and aesthetic realms of color"--Hope and Walsh, The Color Compendium, p. 57. Shipping/handling may be extra; please keep this in mind when ordering.

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