HISTORIC PIGMENTS AND PALETTES


    Books in this group deal with artists’ pigments and palettes, colorants for ceramics and metals, and color usage exhibition catalogs.  They provide a historical overview of color use and innovations in the field as well as technical details.  A few catalogs of special exhibitions on historic color use can be found here.  The best books provide accurate color plates, actual samples of colors and colorants, a careful account of method and historic documentation.


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