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    Ignaz Schiffermüller, color circle, 1772.

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    • Sara Nash Gnarra

      #elementsofart History of the #ColorWheel: Part 1. Ignaz Schiffermüller was a Viennese butterfly expert whose 1775 color wheel was designed to help him accurately identify the colors he encountered in nature studies.

    • Sharon Turner

      ANTIQUE COLOR WHEELS ~ ~ The story of the Color Wheel is a very interesting one which I would strongly suggest reading over at Imprint, for a full history class. But in the meantime here are visuals that are most appealing to me. All of these antique color wheels and color cards were hand made in the 16th, 17th and 18th Century! I would love one of these!

    • Linda Carson

      I appreciate Jude Stewart's healthy skepticism about colour wheels: "But while the science of color models is largely settled, all that rigorous theory still doesn’t quite squeeze out the sense of fallible humanity underpinning the history of the color wheel. All it used to take was a load of brilliant chutzpah, a dogged sense of orderliness, and just a smidgen of actual science to impose your personal order over the color universe."

    • Tina Schilling

      Design. Thoughts. Life.: Life before Adobe Kuler. Collection of vintage color wheels

    • Luci in Lam

      ANTIQUE COLOR WHEELS ~ ~ were hand made in the 16th, 17th and 18th Century

    • Maurene Kennedy

      antique color chart- red, pink, purple, blue, green. Want this!

    • Debbie

      vintage color wheel - Google Search

    • Leslie Berns

      COLOR THEORY - Google Search

    • Ruth

      antique color chart . . .

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