Colorful plates from M. E. Chevreul’s work “The laws of contrast of colour and their application to the arts of painting, decoration of buildings, mosaic work, tapestry and carpet weaving, calico printing, dress, paper staining, printing, military clothing, illumination, landscape, and flower gardening.” Published in 1861 in London and New York by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, an English translation of the French.

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Red and green. Plate III, page 16. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/16/mode/2up
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Yellow. Plate IV, page 18. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/18/mode/2up
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Orange and black. Plate v, page 63. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/n52/mode/2up

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