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COLOUR HISTORIES: SCIENCE, ART AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES. Ed. by Magdalena Bushart and Friedrich Steinle. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 2015. 434 pp. with 107 ills. (83 col.). 25 x 18 cm. ISBN 9783110335736 In English.
Publisher's description: Knowledge about colour its properties, methods of fabrication, meanings, and uses has always been the purview of a wide range of individuals, from painters and architects to dyers, printers, pigment manufacturers, chemists. This volume discusses how different communities interacted with respect to knowledge and practices surrounding colour, thus contributing to a better understanding of an important current in cultural history.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800 — Several Media, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 162956
Hardcover $112.00    

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