Wow! Over 800 printed and handwritten pages describing the use of color in painting! Not sure how to describe how blue that shade really is, other than “really blue?” The artist known as “A. Boogert” has got it down to an art. In 1696, Bogart took the time to handwrite 800 pages in Dutch about the use of colors in painting and the way they change by adding even slightest mix of water. A. Boogert’s book of color shows striking similarities to Pantone’s Color Guide which was not published until 1963.
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