[[ download Reading ]] An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour: The Harvard Art Museums' Forbes Pigment CollectionAuthor Kingston Trinder – Albawater.co

Lovely book, quick shipping An Atlas of Rare Familiar Colour The Harvard Art Museums Forbes Pigment Collection Contains excellent photographs of a wonderful collection of pigments and dyes. A gift for a sister, an artist She was delighted with it. The Straus Center For Conservation And Technical Studies At The Harvard Art Museums Encompasses Over , Of The World S Rarest Pigments Museum Director Edward Forbes Started The Collection At The Turn Of The Th Century, In Order To Preserve The Early Italian Paintings He Had Begun To Collect Over The Years, The Collection Grew Into A Huge Apothecary Of Bottles And Beakers, As Other Art Lovers And Color Experts Donated Their Own Pigments Today The Collection Continues To Grow, And Regularly Helps Experts Across The World To Research And Authenticate PaintingsVisually Excavating The Museums Extraordinary Collection, An Atlas Of Rare Familiar Colour Examines The Contained Pigments And Artefacts Their Provenance, Composition, Symbology And Application It Also Explores The Larger Related Fields Of Chromatics, The Historical Narratives Of Art And Chemistry, And The Innovations With Which We Have Sought To Better Illustrate Our Aesthetic And Expressive CompulsionsThe Book Includes A Foreword By Renowned British Color Author Victoria Finlay An Encyclopedic Photobook Of Poised Still Lifes, Where Each Phial, Herb And Pigment Filled Container Becomes A Character, Narrating The Fascinating History Of Color Wallpaper