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Creator:
Baty, Patrick, author.
Title(s):

The anatomy of color : the story of heritage paints and pigments / Patrick Baty.

Additional Title(s):

Anatomy of colour

Published/Created:
London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2017.
©2017
Physical Description:
351 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NK2115.5.C6 B383 2017 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Over 1,500 illustrations."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-342) and index.
Subject Terms:
House and Home.
House and Home.
Interior decoration -- History.
Interior decoration -- History.
Interior decoration.
Paint -- History.
Paint -- History.
Paint.
Pigments -- History.
Pigments -- History.
Pigments.
Form/Genre:
History.
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  • Paints, pigments and interiors, 1650-1830. Traditional paints; Traditional pigments ; The house-painter and the colourman ; The use of colour in interiors, 1700-1830
  • Paints, colour systems and interiors, 1830-1900. The introduction of colour systems ; The use of colour in interiors, 1830-1900
  • Paints, colour standards, and interiors, 1900-1945. The development of paints and pigments ; Colour systems and standards, 1900-1945 ; The use of colour in 1930s decoration
  • Paints, colour standards and interiors, 1945-1960. Colour standards, 1945-1960 ; The use of colour in 1950s decoration.