Colour Harmony And Contrast.

WARD, JAMES.

£30.00

Publisher

Chapman and Hall, Ltd.

Place

London

Date

1903

Synopsis

For the use of art students, designers, and decorators. with sixteen plates in colour, and eleven explanatory diagrams.

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6.5 x 9.75 inches. x + 140 pp. Bound in original green cloth, with titles in gilt and green and block on font board. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Illustrated by frontispiece, 15 colour plates protected by tissue guards, by one black and white plate paginated in text and by text figures and tables. An examination of the physical and artistic aspects of colour, examining complementary colours, their contrasts, harmony and combinations, with a chapter on the historical development of colour. Six appendices examine pigments and include a list of those in ordinary use and their chemical compositions. James Ward (1851-1924) was an Irish artist and teacher, best known for his murals in the rotunda of Dublin City Hall, painted 1914-18. An attractively illustrated study.

[Stock No. 26975]

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