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Color

A Natural History of the Palette

Color( )
Author: Finlay, Victoria
ISBN:978-0-307-43083-0
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

In this vivid and captivating journey through the colors of an artist's palette, Victoria Finlay takes us on an enthralling adventure around the world and through the ages, illuminating how the colors we choose to value have determined the history of culture itself. How did the most precious color blue travel all the way from remote lapis mines in Afghanistan to Michelangelo's brush? What is the connection between brown paint and ancient Egyptian mummies? Why did Robin...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Art / Color Theory
Art / History / General



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