The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors and their applications to the arts by M.E.Chevreul

By: Birren, Faber (intro.)

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Full title reads:" Based on the first English edition of 1854 as translated from the first French edition of 1839 "De la Loi du Contraste Simultane des Couleurs" A newly revised edition with a special introduction and a newly revised commentary by Faber Birren". Blue hardcover with titles in pale blue on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. 191pp. 15 colour plates. An essential reference book for artists and art teachers, Chevreul's book dominated the school of Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism and exerted a profound influence on later schools of painting including Op Art. Chevreul laid down principles that have become basic in colour training throughout the Western world.

Title: The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors and their applications to the arts by M.E.Chevreul

Author Name: Birren, Faber (intro.)

Categories: Art History,

Publisher: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1987

ISBN Number: 0887400906

ISBN Number 13: 9780887400902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006216

Keywords: colour harmony, colour theory, color theory,