Moses Harris, Prismatic Colour Wheel

Prismatic Colour Wheel

Moses Harris (1730 - ca. 1788)

RA Collection: Art

Prismatic Colour Wheel
Moses Harris (1730 - ca. 1788)
Moses Harris, The natural system of colours, London [between 1769 and 1776?], pl.[2]
Object type
Hand-coloured etching

192 mm

Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
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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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