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Moses Harris, Compound Colour Wheel

Compound Colour Wheel

Moses Harris (1730 - ca. 1788)

RA Collection: Art

Title
Compound Colour Wheel
Artist/printmaker
Moses Harris (1730 - ca. 1788)
From
Moses Harris, The natural system of colours, London [c.1785], pl.[1]
Object type
Plate
Medium
Hand-coloured etching
Dimensions

192 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/6232
This image is from a book

The Natural System of Colours, Wherein is displayed the regular and beautiful Order and Arrangement, Arising from the Three Premitives, Red, Blue, and Yellow, The manner in which each Colour is formed, and its Composition, The dependance they have on each other, and by their Harmonious Connections Are produced the Teints, or Colours, of every Object in the Creation, And those Teints, tho' so numerous as 660, are all comprised in Thirty Three Terms, only By Moses Harris, Author of the Aurelian, &c. &c. - [between 1769 and 1776?]

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