Chronological Bibliography on Color Theory

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ISBN 978-987-24707-4-6

Last updated: May 25, 2014

compiled by José Luis Caivano

with the assistance of Paulina Becerra

Collaborators: Juliana Agostinelli, Rodrigo Amuchástegui, Gracia Cutuli, Mario Echegaray, Julieta Garavaglia, Mabel López, Cristina Manganiello, María Luisa Musso, Manuel Net, Andrea Pappier, Pablo Valle

Color Research Program, School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism, University of Buenos Aires

Grupo Argentino del Color

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

Caivano, José Luis

    Chronological Bibliography on Color Theory. - 1a ed.
    Buenos Aires : Grupo Argentino del Color, 2014.

    E-Book

    ISBN 978-987-24707-4-6

 

    1. Teoria del Color. I. Título

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This database includes books, doctoral dissertations and old manuscripts dealing with color theory. Books are dated according to the publication of the first edition or, in the case of old manuscripts, the date of writing. Also, information about translations and posterior editions is provided. When available, links to PDF files of the books are provided.

 

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Style of the entries

 

AUTHOR [birth-death]. Year of publication of 1st edition or year of writing. Title. Language (City of publication or writing, Country: Publisher).
Posterior editions.
Translations and posterior editions in each language.
{subject}

 

 

Chronological Bibliography

 

circa 360 Before Christ

PLATO [428-347 BC]. -360 (circa). Timaios. Greek (Athens, Greece: manuscript).
Greek edition, “Timaios”, in Platonis opera omnia, vol. VII, edited by Gottfried Stallbaum (Gotha-Erfurt, 1838).
Greek edition, “Timaios”, in Platonis opera, vol IV, edited by John Burnet (Oxford, England: E. Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1905).
English translation by Benjamin Jowett, “Timaeus”, in The Dialogues of Plato, vol. II (Oxford, 1871), reprinted in Sources of colour science, edited by David Lewis MacAdam (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1970).
Electronic version of Benjamin Jowett’s English translation (1998). In:
www.gutenberg.org.
English translation in Greek-English bilingual edition by R. D. Archer-Hind, The Timaeus of Plato (London: MacMillan, 1888).
English translation by Francis Macdonald Cornford, Plato’s Cosmology. The Timaeus (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1937).
French translation by Thomas-Henri Martin in Greek-French bilingual edition, Études sur le Timée de Platon (Paris, 1841).
French translation by Albert Rivaud in Greek-French bilingual edition, Timée-Critias, in Oeuvres completes, vol. X (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1949).
French translation by Luc Brisson and Michel Patillon, Platon. Timée / Critias (Paris: Flammarion, 1992).
German translation by Otto Apelt, Platons Dialoge Timaios und Kritias (Leipzig, 1922).
German translation by R. Kapferer and A. Fingerle, Platons Timaios oder Die Schrift über die Natur (Stuttgart, 1952).
German translation by F. Schleiermacher and H. Müller in Greek-German bilingual edition, Timaios, Kritias, Philebos (Darmstadt: Wiss. Buchg., 1972).
Italian translation by G. Giarratano, Timeo (Roma and Bari: Laterza, 1950). New edition 1982.
Italian translation by Giovanni Reale, Timeo (Milan: Rusconi, 1991).
Latin translation in Greek-Latin bilingual edition, “Timaios”, in Platonis opera, vol. I, edited by R. B. Hirschig (Paris: Ambrosio Firmin-Didot, 1873-1880).
Spanish translation by Patricio de Azcárate, “Timeo o de la naturaleza”, in Platón, Apología de Sócrates, Diálogos (Buenos Aires: El Ateneo, 1949), 645-758.
Spanish translation by Francisco de P. Samaranch, Timeo (Buenos Aires: Aguilar, 1963). 2nd edition 1966.
Spanish translation by Francisco Lisi, Platón.
Diálogos VI. Filebo, Timeo, Critias (Madrid: Gredos, Biblioteca Clásica, 1992).
Spanish translation by Conrado Eggers Lan, Timeo (Buenos Aires: Colihue, 1999).
Spanish edition in electronic format, Timeo o de la naturaleza (Santiago de Chile: Universidad de Arte y Ciencias Sociales, ARCIS, Escuela de Filosofía, 2002). In:
www.philosophia.cl.
{natural philosophy}

 

circa 350 Before Christ

ARISTOTLE [384-322 BC]. -350 (circa). Meteorologica (book III). Greek (Athens, Greece: manuscript).
Included in Aristoteles opera, edited by Bekker (Berlin, 1831-1870).
Critical edition by F. H. Fobes (Cambridge, Massachussets: Harvard University Press, 1919).
English translation by W. S. Hett in Greek-English bilingual edition (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1936).
Electronic version of the English translation by E. W. Webster, Meteorology (2000). In:
http://classics.mit.edu.
French translation by J. Tricot, Les météorologiques (Paris: Vrin, 1941).
Latin translation by J. L. Ideler, in Greek-Latin bilingual edition, Aristotelis Meteorologicorum (Leipzig, 1834-1836).
Latin translation in Greek-Latin bilingual edition, “Meteorologica”, in Aristotelis opera omnia (Paris: Ambrosio Firmin-Didot, 1874-1878).
{natural philosophy, astronomy}

ARISTOTLE [384-322 BC]. -350 (circa). Peri Aistheseos Kai Aistheton. Greek (Athens, Greece: manuscript).
English translation by G. R. T. Ross (Cambridge, 1906).
English translation by W. S. Hett in Greek-English bilingual edition, “On sense and sensible objects”, in Aristotle: On the soul, Parva naturalia, On breath (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1936).
Electronic version of the English translation by J. I. Beare, On sense and the sensible (2000)
. In: http://classics.mit.edu.
Latin translation, De sensu et sensibilia.
{sensation, perception}

ARISTOTLE [384-322 BC]. -350 (circa). Peri Psukhes (book II). Greek (Athens, Greece: manuscript).
Greek edition with introduction and commentary in English by W. D. Ross, De anima (London, 1961).
English translation by W. S. Hett in Greek-English bilingual edition, “On the soul”, in Aristotle: On the soul, Parva naturalia, On breath (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1936).
English translation by J. A. Smith, On the soul (Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1931).
Electronic version of J. A. Smith’s English translation (2000). In:
http://classics.mit.edu.
French translation by J. Tricot, De l’ame (Paris, 1959).
French translation by E. Barbotin in Greek-French bilingual edition, De l’ame (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1966).
Italian translation by P. Eusebietti, Dell’anima (Turin, Italy, 1931).
Latin translation, De anima.
Spanish translation by Alfredo Llanos, De anima (Buenos Aires: Leviatán, 1983).
Spanish translation by Tomás Calvo Martínez, Acerca del alma (Madrid: Biblioteca Básica Gredos, 2004).
{natural philosophy, metaphysics}

 

circa 322-269 Before Christ

ARISTOTELIC SCHOOL [c.322-269 BC]. -322-269 (circa). Peri Khromaton. Greek (Athens, Greece: manuscript).
English translation by W. S. Hett in Greek-English bilingual edition, “On colours”, in Aristotle: Minor works (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1936).
New English edition by Jonathan Barnes, “On colours”, in The complete works of Aristotle, vol.1 (Princeton, New Jersey, USA: Princeton University Press, 1984).
Latin translation, De coloribus libellus Aristotelis a Simone Portio interprete latinitate donatus et commentariis illustratus (Florence, Italy: Laurentii Torrentini, 1548).
New Latin edition, Aristotelis, vel Theophrasti de Coloribus libellus, a Simone Portio Neapolitano latinitate donatus, et commentariis ilustratus (Paris: Vascosanum, 1549).
Latin translation, “Aristotelis stagiritae de coloribus a Coelio Calcagnino interprete”, in De urinis, comp.
Joannes Actuarius (Paris, 1548).
{natural philosophy}

 

322 Before Christ

THEOPHRASTUS [c.372-c.287 BC]. -322. Historía phuton. Greek (Athens, Greece: manuscript).
Latin translation by Theodoro Gaza, De historia plantarum (1483). New edition (Lyon, 1552).
{botanic}

 

circa 300 Before Christ

EUCLID [c.300 BC]. -300 (circa). Optica. Greek (Alexandria, Egypt: manuscript).
Edition by J. L. Heiberg, in Euclidis opera omnia, vol. 7 (Leipzig, Germany: Teubner, 1895).
{optics}

 

circa 200 After Christ

HERON OF ALEXANDRIA [c.200 AC]. 200 (circa). Dioptra. Greek (Alexandria, Egypt: manuscript).
Edition by H. Schöne, in Heronis Alexandrini opera, vol. 3 (Leipzig, Germany: Teubner, 1903).

 

circa 400 After Christ

ANONYMOUS. 400 (circa). Papyrus leydensis (Thebes: manuscript).
Included in R. Halleux, Les alchimistes grecs.
Vol. 1, Papyrus de Leyde, Papyrus de Stockholm, Fragments de Recettes (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1981).

 

circa 780 After Christ

ANONYMOUS. 780 (circa). Compositiones ad tingenda musiva, pelles et alia, ad deaurandum ferrum, ad mineralia, crysographiam, ad glutina quaedam conficienda, aliaque artium documenta. Latin (Luca, Italy: manuscript).
Published in Antiquitates Italicae Medii Aevi, vol. 2, by Ludovico Antonio Muratori (Milan, 1738-1743).

 

1000

HERACLIUS, Fl. 1000 (circa). De coloribus et artibus romanorum, book 2 [according to Codice 145, Public Library of Valenciennes]. Latin (manuscript).
Edited and published by A. Giry (Paris, 1873).
New Latin edition in Original treatises, edited by Mary P. Merrifield (1849).
German translation by Albert Ilg, Von den Farben und Künsten der Römer, Latin-German bilingual edition (Vienna, 1873).

 

1025

ALHAZEN (Abu-‘Ali Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham) [c.965-1039]. 1025 (circa). [Treasury of optics].
{optics}

 

1120

THEOPHILUS (Roger of Helmarshausen) [c.1070-1125]. 1120 (circa). Schedula diversarum artium, or De diversis artibus. Latin (Germany: manuscript).
Edition by Albert Ilg, Theophilus presbyter Schedula diversarum artium (Vienna, 1874).
English translation by R. Hendrie (London, 1847).
English translation, Of many arts, 1961.
English translation by C. R. Dodwell, The various arts (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986).
French translation, Essay sur divers arts, including the chapter (pp. 11-73) “La peinture, les couleurs et les matériaux” (1843).
{arts, painting}

 

1230

GROSSETESTE, Robert [c.1175-1253]. 1230 (circa). De colore. Latin (England: manuscript).
First published in Beiträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie des Mittelalters, vol. IX (Münster, Germany: Freie Kunstschule, 1912).
English translation included in
Dinkova-Bruun et al. 2013.
{natural philosophy}

GROSSETESTE, Robert [c.1175-1253]. 1230 (circa). De iride seu de iride et speculo. Latin (England: manuscript).
First published in Beiträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie des Mittelalters, vol. IX (Münster, Germany: Freie Kunstschule, 1912).
{natural philosophy, optics}

 

1245

ANGLICUS, Bartholomaeus [c.1200]. 1245 (circa). De proprietatibus rerum [including “De coloribus”, chapter 19].
Latin (Magdeburg, Germany: manuscript).
English translation by Trevisa, and 1st printing, 1495.
{natural philosophy, optics}

 

1304

THEODORIC OF FREIBURG. 1304 (circa). De iride. Latin.
{optics}

 

1350

ANONYMOUS. 1350 (circa). De arte illuminandi. Latin (Venice, Italy: manuscript).
Edited by Franco Brunello (Venice, 1975).
{painting, graphic arts}

SAINT-OMER, Pietro of (Brother Mauro). 1350 (circa). Liber magistri Petri de Sancto Audemaro de coloribus faciendis. Latin (manuscript).
New Latin edition in Original treatises, edited by Mary P. Merrifield (1849).

 

inter 1398-1411

ALCHERIUS. 1398-1411 (inter). De coloribus diversis modis tractatur... Ad tingendam rosam. Latin (manuscript).

 

circa 1423

COURTOIS, Jean (or Jean of Hainaut, or Sicille, Herald of Sicily to Alfonso V, king of Aragon) [?-1436]. 1423 (circa). Le blason des couleurs... French (Mons, Belgique: manuscript).
First printed edition (Paris, France: Pierre Le Caron, 1495).
New French edition (Lyon, France: Claude Noury, 1503).
New French edition, Le blason des couleurs en armes, livrees et divises (Lyon, France: Germain Rouze and Olivier Arnoullet, 1528).
New French edition (Philippe le Noir).
New French edition by Hippolyte Cocheris, Le blason des couleurs en armes, livres et divises (Paris: Auguste Aubry, 1860).
Italian translation by
Giuseppe Dondi dall’Orologio, Trattato dei colori nelle arme, nelle livree et nelle divise (Venice, Italy: 1535).
New Italian edition (Pavia, Italy: A. Viani, 1593).
New Italian edition (Venice, Italy: Appresso Lucio Spineda, 1606).
{heraldry}

 

1435

ALBERTI, Leon Battista [1404-1472]. 1435. De pictura. Latin (Florence, Italy: manuscript).
Printed version (Basel, Switzerland: Thomas Venatorium, 1540).
Printed version (Leiden, The Netherlands: Elzevir, 1649).
Latin and Italian (Volgare) edition by Cecil Grayson (Bari: Laterza, 1980). Electronic version taken from this edition (1998). In:
www.liberliber.it.
English translation, “Of painting”, in The architecture of Leon Battista Alberti, edited by
Giacomo Leoni (London, 1726). New edition 1739. New edition (London: Edward Owen, 1755).
English translation by John R. Spencer, On painting (New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1956).
French translation (from the Bartoli Italian translation of 1568) by DuFresne (Paris, 1651). New edition (Naples: Rispoli, 1733). New editions (Bologna, 1782, 1786).
French translation by Popelin (Paris, 1868).
German translation, in German-Italian bilingual edition by Janitschek, part of Quellenschriften für Kunstgeschichte series (Vienna, 1877). Re-edition by Papini (Lanciano, Italy, 1913).
Italian (Volgare) version by Leon Battista Alberti, Della pittura (Florence, 1436).
Italian translation by Lodovico Domenichi (Venice, 1547).
New edition by Bartoli (Monte Regale, 1565). New edition (Florence, 1568).
Italian translation by Cosimo Bartoli, in Opere morali di Leon Battista Alberti (Venice, 1568). New edition (Bologna, 1782). New editions (Milan 1803, 1804).
Italian edition by Bonucci (Florence, 1847).
Italian critical edition by Luigi Mallé (Florence: G. C. Sansoni, 1950).
Spanish translation by Diego Antonio Rejon de Silva (Madrid, 1784). New edition 1827.
Spanish translation, Sobre la pintura (Valencia: Fernando Torres Ed., 1976).
{arts, painting}

 

1437

CENNINI, Cennino [c.1370-c.1440]. 1437. Il libro dell’arte o trattato della pittura. Italian (Florency, Italy: manuscript).
First edition with notes by Giuseppe Tambroni (Rome, 1821).
New edition by C. Milanesi and G. Milanesi, Trattato della pittura di Cennino Cennini (Florence, Italy: Le Monnier, 1859).
New edition by Franco Brunello, Il libro dell’arte (Vicenza, Italy: Neri Pozza, 1971).
English translation by Mary Philadelphia Merrifeld, A treatise on painting (London: Edward Lumley, 1844).
English translation by Christiana J. Herringham, The book of art of Cennino Cennini (London, 1899).
English translation by Daniel Varney Thompson, The craftsman’s handbook (New York: Dover, 1954).
New edition 1960.
Spanish translation, Tratado de la pintura [El libro del arte] (Sucesores de E. Meseguer, 1979). New edition, El libro del arte (Madrid: Akal, 1988).
{arts, painting}

 

inter 1489-1518

LEONARDO DA VINCI [1452-1519]. 1489-1518 (inter). [Notebooks]. Italian (Florence, Milan, and Rome, Italy; and Cloux, France: manuscript).
Compilation and edition of the manuscripts by Jean Paul Richter, The literary works of Leonardo da Vinci. Italian-English bilingual edition with English translation by R. C. Bell (London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1883). New edition reproducing the 1883 edition, The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (New York: Dover, 1970).
English translation by Edward MacCurdy, The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1939).

LEONARDO DA VINCI [1452-1519]. 1489-1518 (inter). Trattata della pittura. Italian (Florence, Milan, and Rome, Italy; and Cloux, France: manuscript).
First published in a selection made by Raphael Trichet Dufresne (Paris, 1651).
New edition based on the Codice Vaticano Urbinate 1720 (Rome: Unione Cooperative Editrice, 1890).
English translation, A treatise on painting (London: G. Bell & Sons, 1877).
English translation by Philip McMahon, Treatise on painting (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1956).
English translation by Martin Kemp and Margaret Walker (London: Yale University Press).
English translation by John Francis Rigaud, The art of painting (New York: Philosophical Library, 1957).
German translation by Heinrich Ludwig, Das Buch der Malerei (Vienna, Austria: Wilhelm Braumüller, 1882). New edition (Osnabrück, Germany: Otto Zeller, 1970).
Spanish translation by Mario Pittaluga, Tratado de la pintura (Buenos Aires: Losada, 1943). 2nd edition 1944.
New edition (Mexico City: Espasa Calpe, 1947).
Spanish translation, Tratado de la pintura (Murcia, Spain: Colegio de Aparejadores y Arquitectos de Murcia, 1980).
Spanish translation by Rafael Galvano, Tratado de la pintura (Buenos Aires: NEED, 1999).
{arts, painting}

 

1525

EQUICOLA, Mario [1470-1525]. 1525. Libro de natura de amore. Italian (Venice, Italy).

 

1528

TELESIO, Antonio [1482-1534]. 1528. De coloribus libellus. Latin (Venice, Italy: Bernardini Vitalis). New edition (Paris, 1548).
New Latin edition (no place, probably Paris: no publisher, probably Robert Estienne; no date). This edition includes other texts on color by Marsilio Ficino, A. Gellii, and Lazarus Bayfius (
Lazare de Baïf).
English translation by Don Pavey, On colours, accompanied by the Latin text, with introduction, annotations and indexes by Roy M. Osborne (London: Color Academy, Micro Academy, 2002).
French translation by Christine Viglio, with a preface and comments by Michel Indergand, Petit traité des couleurs latines (Paris: Editions Estienne, 2010).
{natural philosophy, optics, terminology}

 

1535

MORATO, Fulvio Pellegrino (born Pellegrino Moretto) [c.1483-1548]. 1535. Del significato dei colori e dei mazzolli. Italian (Venice, Italy: Giovanni Antonio Nicolini da Sabbio).
New edition (Venice: Giovanni Padovano, 1551).
New edition (Modena: Antonio Gadaldini, 1556).
New edition (Venice: Agostino Bindoni, 1558).
New edition (Brescia: Damiano Turlino, 1564).
New Italian edition, Significato dei colori e de mazzolli (Venice, Italy: Lucio Spineda,1604).
English translation and with a commentary by Roy M. Osborne, On the signification of colours (Boca Raton, Florida, USA: BrownWalker Press, 2012).

 

1537

SCALIGER, Julius Caesar [1484-1558]. 1537. Exotericarum exercitationum de subtilitate ad H. Cardanum [the thoughts on color appear in the 325th exercise, 20 pages]. Latin (Paris, France).
{natural philosophy}

 

1540

ROSETTI, Giovanventura. 1540. Plichto de l’arte de tentori che insegna a tenger pani telle banbasi et sede si per larthe mahiore come per la comune. Italian (Venice, Italy).
{dyeing}

 

1541

PARACELSUS (Theophrastus Philipus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim) [1493-1541]. 1541 (before). De tinctura physicorum. Latin (Germany).
{dyeing}

 

1548

PINO, Paolo. 1548. Dialogo di pittura. Italian (Venice, Italy). New edition by C. Camesasca (Milan: Rizzoli, 1954).
{arts, painting}

 

inter 1521-1555

MAUROLYCUS, Franciscus [1494-1575]. 1521-1555 (inter). Photismi de lumine et umbra ad perspectivam, et radiorum incidentiam facientes [1st part]. Diaphanorum, seu trsparentium partes, seu libri tres [2nd part]. Latin (Messina, Italy: manuscript).
First published (Naples: Tarquino Longo, 1611).
French translation, De lumiere et umbre (Lyon, 1613).
Italian translation in Latin-Italian bilingual edition, “Fotismi sul lume e sull’ombra riguardo alla prospettiva e all’andamento dei raggi”, and “Dei corpi trasparenti”, in Scritti di ottica, edited by Vasco Ronchi (Milan: Edizioni Il Polifilo, 1968), 69-131.
{optics}

 

1565

DOLCE, M. Ludovico [1508-1568]. 1565. Dialogo di M. Ludovico Dolce, nel quale si ragiona della qualità, diversità e proprietà dei colori. Italian (Venice, Italy: G. B. and M. Sessa, fratelli).
{arts, painting}

 

1568

CORONATO OCCOLTI, M. 1568. Trattato dei colori. Italian (Parma, Italy: Viotto).

 

1570

TELESIO, Franciscus Patritius Bernardino [1509-1588]. 1570. De colorum generatione opusculum. Latin (Naples, Italy: Iosephum Cacchiun).

 

1571

FREISCHER, J. 1571. De iridibus doctrina Aristotelis et Vitellionis. Latin (Vitembergae).

 

1576

CARDANO, Gerolamo [1501-1576]. 1576 (before). De geminis et coloribus. Latin (Italy: manuscript). First published in Opera omnia, 10 vols., vol. II, chapter X, “De geminis et coloribus” (Lyon, France, 1663).
{natural philosophy}

 

1584

LOMAZZO, Giovanni Paolo [1538-1600]. 1584. Trattato dell’arte della pittura, scultura ed architettura. Italian (Rome, Italy: Presso Savario del Monte).
English translation by John Donohue, Treatise on the arts of painting, sculpture and architecture, including the section “Symbolism of the principal colors”, 1844.
{painting, sculpture, architecture}

 

1589

BOLTZ, Valentinus. 1589. Illuminirbuch, Künstlich alle Farben zu machen und bereyten. German (Frankfurt, Germany).
{painting, graphic arts}

 

1590

LOMAZZO, Giovanni Paolo [1538-1600]. 1590. Idea del tempio della pittura. Italian (Italy).
{arts, painting}

 

1599

RINALDI, Giovanni de. 1599. Il mostruosissimo mostro di G. de R. Nel primo de’quali si ragiona del significato de’colori, Nel secondo si tratta dell’herbe e fiori. Italian (Venice, Italy).

 

1601

SCARMILIONIUS, V. A. 1601. De coloribus. Latin (Marburg, Germany).
{natural philosophy, color-music}

 

1609

SAVOT, Louis. 1609. Nova, seu verius nova antiqua de causis colorum sententia. Latin (Paris, France).

 

1611

DOMINIS, M. Antonius. 1611. De radiis visus et lucis in vitris perspectivis et iride. Latin (Venice, Italy).

FORSIUS, Sigfrid Aron [1550-1624]. 1611. Physica. Swedish (Uppsala, Sweden: manuscript in the Royal Library, Stockholm).
Transcription by Johan Nordström, in Acta Universitatis Uppsaliensis 10, 1952. Also published in Acta Bibliothecae Stockholmiensis, 1971.
{physics}

 

1613

AGUILONIUS, Franciscus [1567-1617]. 1613. Opticorum libri sex. Latin (Antwerp, Belgium: Plantin).
{optics}

 

1629-1631

FLUDD, Robert [1574-1637]. 1629-1631. Medicina catholica, 2 vols. Latin (Frankfurt, Germany: C. Rötelli).
{order systems, medicine}

 

1637

DESCARTES, René [1596-1650]. 1637. Discours de la methode pour bien conduire la raison, & chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus La dioptrique. Les meteores. Et La geometrie. French (Leiden, The Netherlands: Imprimerie de Ian Maire).
Electronic edition by Jean-Marie Tremblay, La dioptrique (2002).
Latin translation by Étienne de Courcelles, revised by the author, Dissertatio de methodo. Recte regendae rationis, & veritatis in scientiis investigandae: Dioptrice, et Meteora (Amsterdam: Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1644). New
French-Latin edition, Discours de la méthode & essais, vol. 6 of Oeuvres de Descartes, edited by Charles Adam and Paul Tannery (Paris: Leopold Cerf, 1902).
Spanish translation, Discurso del método, dióptrica, meteoros y geometría. Discurso octavo, Los meteoros (Madrid: Alfaguara, 1981).
{philosophy, optics}

 

1638

JUNIUS, F. 1638. De pictura veterum. Latin.
{painting, history}

 

1646

KIRCHER, Athanasius [1602-1680]. 1646. Ars magna lucis et umbrae. Latin (Rome, Italy). New edition (Amsterdam: Jansson & Waesberge, 1671).
{natural philosophy}

 

1648

MARCI, Joannes Marcus [1595-1667]. 1648. Thaumantias, liber de arcu coelesti, deque colorum apparentium natura ortu et causs. Latin (Prague, Czech Republic: Jiri Marek). New edition (Prague Pragopress, 1968).

 

1650

CUREAU DE LA CHAMBRE, Marin. 1650. Nouvelles observations et conjectures sur l’iris. French (Paris, France).
{harmony, color-music}

 

inter 1657-1659

SCHOTT, Caspar [1608-1666]. 1657-1659 (inter). Magia universalis naturae et artis, sive recondita naturalium et artificialium rerum scientia, 4 vols. Vol. 1, Optics. Vol. 2, Acoustics. Vol. 3, Mathematics. Vol. 4, Physics. Latin.
{physics, optics}

 

1663

GRIMALDI, Francesco Maria [1618-1663]. 1663 (before). Physico-mathesis de lumine, coloribus et iride. Latin (Bologna, Italy: manuscript).
First edition (Bologna, Italy, 1665).
Italian translation in Latin-Italian bilingual edition, “Del lume”, in Scritti di ottica, edited by Vasco Ronchi (Milan: Edizioni Il Polifilo, 1968), 453-501.
{physics, optics}

 

1664

BOYLE, Robert [1626-1691]. 1664. Experiments and considerations touching colours. English (London, England: Henry Herringman). 2nd edition, 1670.
Also included in The works of the honourable Robert Boyle, edited by Thomas Birch (London, 1744).
Facsimilar reprint, with introduction by Marie Boas Hall (New York, USA: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1964).
Latin edition, Experimenta et considerationes de coloribus (London, 1665).
New Latin edition, Experimenta et considerationes de coloribus (Amsterdam: Gerbrandum Schagen, 1667).
New edition (Rotterdam, 1671). New edition (Geneva, 1676).
{natural philosophy, optics, chemistry}

SCHOTT, Caspar [1608-1666]. 1664. Technica curiosa sive mirabilis artis, 2 vols. Latin (Nuremberg, Germany).

 

inter 1666-1685

FÉLIBIEN, André [1619-1695]. 1666-1685 (inter). Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes, 6 vols. French (Paris, France). 2nd edition, 2 vols. (Paris, 1685-1688). 3rd edition, 4 vols. (London, 1705). 4th edition (Amsterdam, 1706).
New edition, revised, corrected and enlarged, Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes; avec la vie des architectes, 6 vols. (Trévoux, France: Imprimerie de S.A.S., 1725). Vol. 1
.
* link to Vol. 2.
* link to Vol. 3.
* link to Vol. 4.
* link to Vol. 5.
* link to Vol. 6.
{arts, painting, architecture, biography}

 

1667

PETTY, William [1623-1687]. 1667. An apparatus to the history of the common practices of dyeing, edited by T. Sprat. English (London, England: The Royal Society, History of the Royal Society of London).
{dyeing, history}

 

1671

COLBERT, Jean-Baptiste [1619-1683]. 1671. Instruction générale pour la teinture des laines et manufactures de la laine de toutes couleurs, et pour la culture des drogues ou ingrédiens qu’on y employe. French (Paris, France: Muguey).
{dyeing}

 

1673

BOUTET, Claude. 1673. École de la mignature. 2nd edition, Traité de mignature, pour apprendre aisément à peindre sans maistre. Et le secret de faire les plus belles couleurs, l’or bruny, & l’or en coquille (1674). French (Paris, France: Christophe Ballard).
New augmented edition, École de la mignature, dans laquelle on peut aisément apprendre à peindre sans Maître. Avec le secret de faire les plus belles couleurs, l’or bruni, & l’or en coquille (Lyon, France: François du Chesne, 1679).
New edition, Traité de la peinture en mignature... auquel on a ajouté un petit traité de la peinture au pastel, avec la méthode de composer les pastels (The Hague: Louis and Henry van Dole, 1708).
New edition by Roger de Piles (Brussels: Moris, Jean, 1759).
Dutch translation, Verhandeling van de schilderkunst in miniatuur (Utrecht: Lobedanius, 1744).
New edition translated by P. J. Verly (Amsterdam: Gerrit de Groot, 1759).
{painting}

 

 

1680

BRENNER, Elias [1647-1717]. 1680. Nomenclatura et species colorum. Latin (Stockholm, Sweden).
{order systems}

ROMANO, G. B. 1680 (circa). De luce et coloribus & De coloribus. Latin (manuscript).

 

1681

MARIOTTE, Edme [1620-1684]. 1681. Essai de la nature des couleurs. French (Paris, France).

 

1682

PIAZZA, Bartolomeo. 1682. L’iride sagra spiegata nei colori degli abiti ecclesiastici. Italian (Rome, Italy).

 

1683

ANONYMOUS. 1683. Ars tinctoria fundamentalis. Latin (Frankfurt, Germany).
{dyeing}

 

1685

ZAHN, Johannes [1641-1701]. 1685. Oculis artificialis teledioptricus sive telescopium. Latin (Würzburg, Germany: Heil). 2nd edition (Nuremberg: Lochner, 1702).
{optics, order systems}

 

1690

HUYGENS, Christiaan [1629-1695]. 1690. Traité de la lumière. French (Leiden, The Netherlands).
English translation by S. P. Thomson, Treatise on light (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1945).
{optics}

 

1694

POMET, Pierre. 1694. Histoire générale des drogues. French (Paris, France).

 

1699

PILES, Roger de. 1699. Dialogue sur le coloris. French (Paris, France: Nicolas Langlois).

 

1700

NERI, A. [1662-?]. 1700 (circa). [Italian title not available]. Italian.
English translation by C. Merret, The art of glass (London).

 

1704

ELAUM, John. 1704. The art of painting after the italian manner, with practical observations on the principal colours, and directions how to know a good picture. English (London, England: D. Brown, C. King).
{painting}

NEWTON, Isaac [1642-1727]. 1704. Opticks: or, a treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections and colours of light. English (London, England). 2nd edition 1717-1718. 3rd edition 1721. 4th edition 1730.
New edition (London: Innys, 1790).
New edition (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1931).
English re-edition, based on the 4th edition (New York: Dover, 1952).
Latin edition 1706.
New Latin edition, Optices libri tres, accedunt eiusdem Lectiones opticae et opuscula omnia ad lucem et colores pertinentia (Padua, Italy: Typis Seminarii, 1749).
Portuguese translation by André Koch Torres Assis, Óptica (Sao Paulo, Brazil: Edusp, 1996).
Spanish translation by Carlos Solís, Óptica o tratado de las reflexiones, refracciones, inflexiones y colores de la luz (Madrid: Alfaguara, 1977).
{optics}

TALLIER, Gallipido. 1704. Nuovo pico d’ogni sorte di tinture, arricchito di vari e bellissimi segreti per colorire animali, vegetali e minerali. Italian (Venice, Italy).
{dyeing}

 

1708

PILES, Roger de. 1708. Cours de peinture par principes. French.

 

1711

MARSILLI, Luigi Ferdinando. 1711. Annotazioni intorno alla grana de’ tintori detta kermes. Italian (Venice, Italy).
{colorants}

 

1716

FUNCCIUS, Johann Caspar [16??-17??]. 1716. Liber de coloribus coeli. Latin (Ulm, Germany).
{natural philosophy}

 

1725

LE BLON, Jacob Christoph [1667-1741]. 1725. Coloritto; or the harmony of colouring in painting, reduced to mechanical practice under easy percepts, and infallible rules. English (London, England).
{harmony, painting}

 

1727

RIZZETTI, Giovanni. 1727. De luminis affectionibus. Specimen phisico-mathematicum. Latin (Bergamo, Italy).

 

1729

BOUGUER, Pierre [1698-1758]. 1729. Essai d’optique sur la gradation de la lumière. French (Paris, France).
{optics}

RÜCHER, M. De. 1729. Histoire naturelle de la cochenille pietrifiée par des documents authentiques. French (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

 

1731

MORTIMER, C. 1731. An account of... Le Blon’s principles of printing. English (London, England).
{printing industry, graphic arts}

 

1733

HARDING, S. 1733. The school of miniature, erected for the instruction of the ignorant, the improvement of proficients, and the general information of such as are pleased with pictures in small. English (London, England: S. Harding).
{painting, graphic arts}

 

1737

ALGAROTTI, Francesco [1712-1764]. 1737. Il newtonianismo o vero dialoghi sopra la luce, i colori e la attrazione. Italian (Naples, Italy: Giambatista Pasquali).
New edition, Il newtonianismo per le dame, ovvero dialoghi sopra la luce e i colori (Milan, Italy, 1739).
New edition 1746.
New edition, Dialoghi sopra l’ottica newtoniana (Naples, Italy, 1832).
{optics}

 

1738

HOOFNAIL, J. 1738. New practical improvements and observations on some of the experiments and considerations touching colours. English (London, England).

 

1740

CASTEL, Louis Bertrand. 1740. L’optique des couleurs, fondée sur les simples observations, et tournée surtout à la pratique de la peinture, de la teinture et des autres arts coloristes. French (Paris, France: Briasson).
German translation, Farben-Optick (Halle, 1747).
{optics}

 

1750

HELLOT, Jean [1685-1766]. 1750. L’art de la teinture des laines et des étoffes de laine en grand et petit teint avec une instruction sur les debrouillis. French (Paris, France: La Veuve Pissot).
English translation, The art of dyeing wool, silk and cotton (London, 1901).
{dyeing}

 

1752

HOLBACH, P. H. T. 1752. [The art of stained glass windows] [German title not available]. German (Paris, France).
French translation by M. D. Paris, Art de la verrerie, de Henri, Merret et Kuckel, auquel on a ajouté le sol sine veste d’Orschall, l’Helioscopium videndi sine veste solem chymicum,
le sol non sine veste, le chapitre XI du Flora saturnizans de Henckel. Un mémoire sur la manière de faire le saffre (Paris: 1752).
{crafts}

 

1755

DE PILE, Robert. 1755. Recueil de divers ouvrages sur la peinture et le coloris. French (Paris, France).
{painting}

 

1756

HOME, F. 1756. Experiments on bleaching. English (Edinburgh, Scotland).

 

1758

BOUGUER, Pierre [1698-1758]. 1758 (before). Traité d’optique sur la gradation de la lumière. French (Paris, France: manuscript).
Posthumous edition arranged by Nicolas Louis de la Caille (Paris: H. L. Guerin & L. F. Delatour, 1760). Reprint (Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1921).
English translation by W. E. Knowles Middleton, Pierre Bouguer’s optical treatise on the gradation of light (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1961).
Russian translation by N. A. Tolstoi and P. P. Feofilov, Opticheskii tractat o gradatsii sveta, with a commentary by A. A. Gershun (Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences Publishing House, 1950).
{optics}

MAYER, Tobias [1723-1762]. 1758. De affinitate colorum commentatio. Latin (Göttingen, Germany: manuscript).
Published posthumously in Opera inedita Tobiae Mayeri, edited by
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, vol. I (Göttingen, Germany: Dieterich, 1775).
English translation by Adriana Fiorentini, “On the relationships between colors”, with comments by Barry B. Lee, Color Research and Application 25 (1), 2000, 66-74.
{order systems}

 

1760

LAMBERT, Johann Heinrich [1728-1777]. 1760. Photometria, sive de mensura et gradibus luminis, colorum et umbrae. Latin (Augsburg, Germany: Eberhard Klett).
German translation by E. Anding, Lamberts photometrie (Leipzig: Wilhelm Englemann, 1892).
{optics, photometry}

 

1762

ALGAROTTI, Francesco [1712-1764]. 1762. Saggio sopra la pittura. Italian (Livorno, Italy: Marco Coltellini, 1763).
English translation, An essay on painting written in Italian by Count Algarotti (London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1764).
{arts, painting}

 

1764

DOSSIE, Robert. 1764. The handmaid to the arts. A perfect knowledge of the materia pictorica; or the nature, use, preparation and composition of all the various substances employed in painting, 2nd edition. English (London, England: J. Nourse).
{paints}

 

1765

D’ARCLAIS DE MONTAMY, Didier F. 1765 (before). Traité des couleurs pour la peinture en émail et pour la porcelaine; précédé de L’art de peindre sur l’émail. French (Paris, France: manuscript).
Posthumous edition (Paris: Libraire G. Cavelier, 1765).
{painting}

 

1766

MESMER, Franz Anton [1734-1815]. 1766. De planetarum influxu. French (Paris, France).

 

1770

HARRIS, Moses [1731-1785]. 1770 (circa). 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 ... English (London, England: Laidler).
New edition with additions by Thomas Martyn (London: Harrison and Leigh, 1811).
Facsimilar reprint by Faber Birren (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1963).
{natural philosophy, order systems}

 

1772

LAMBERT, Johann Heinrich [1728-1777]. 1772. Beschreibung einer mit dem Calauschen Wachse ausgemalten Farbenpyramide. German (Berlin, Germany: Hande und Spener).
{order systems}

PRIESTLEY, Joseph [1733-1804]. 1772. The history and present state of discoveries relating to vision, light and colours, 2 vols. English (London, England: Johnson).
{optics, vision}

SCHIFFERMÜLLER, Ignaz [1727-1809]. 1772. Versuch eines Farbensystems. German (Vienna, Austria: Agustin Bernardi).
{order systems}

 

1773

WATIN, Jean-Felix. 1773. L’art du peintre, doreur et vernisseur... pour la fabrication et l’application des couleurs. French (Paris, France: Librairie Grangé). 10th edition 1828.
{painting}

 

1777

DELAVAL, Edward Hussey. 1777. An experimental inquiry into the cause of the changes of colours in opake and coloured bodies. With an historical preface, 4th edition. English (London, England: J. Nourse).
French translation by D. B. Quatremére Dijonval, Recherches expérimentales sur la cause des changements de couleurs (Paris, 1778). New edition 1797.

PALMER, George [1740-1795]. 1777. Theory of colours and vision. English (London, England: S. Leacroft).
{optics, vision}

PALMER, George [1740-1795]. 1777. Theory of light. English (London, England: S. Leacroft).
{optics}

 

1779

PILEUR D’APLIGNY, Placide-Auguste le. 1779. Traité des coleurs matérielles, et de la maniére de colorer, relativement aux différens arts & métiers. French (Paris, France: Saugrain & Lami).
Reedited (Ginebra, 1973).

 

1784

AMATI, Pasquale. 1784. De restitutione purpurarum. Latin (Cesena, Italy).

MARAT, Jean-Paul [1743-1793]. 1784. Notions élémentaires d’optique. French (Paris, France).
{optics}

 

1786

DAMBOURNEY, L. A. 1786. Recueil des procédés et d’expériences sur les teintures solides que nos végétaux indigénes communiquent aux laines & aux lainages. French (Paris, France). A supplement was published in 1788.
{dyeing}

HOFFMANN, J. L. 1786. Versuch einer Geschichte der malerischen Harmonie überhaupt und der Farbenharmonie insbesondere. German (Halle, Germany: Hendel).

ROSA, Michele. 1786. Dissertazione della porpora e della materia vestiaria presso gli antichi. Italian (Modena, Italy).
{dyeing, textiles}

 

1787

CARVALHO E SAMPAYO, Diogo de [1750-?]. 1787. Tratado das cores. Portuguese (Malta). {natural philosophy}

WILLIAMS, W. 1787. An essay on the mechanical oil colours. English (Bath, England).

 

1788

CARVALHO E SAMPAYO, Diogo de [1750-?]. 1788. Dissertação sobre as cores primitivas com um breve tratado da composição artificial das cores. Portuguese (Lisbon, Portugal: Regia Officina Typografica).
{natural philosophy}

DE CHAPERON, P.-R. 1788. Traité de la peinture au pastel. French (Paris, France: Defer de Maisoneuve).
{painting}

PFANNENSCHMIDT, August Ludwig. 1788 (before). Versuch einer Anleitung zur Mischung aller Farben aus Blau, Gelb und Roth nach beiliegenden Triangel. German.
French translation, edited by Ernest Rodolphe Schulz, Essai sur la manière de mélanger et composer toutes les couleurs au moyen du bleu, du jaune et du rouge, & d’après le triangle anexé à cet ouvrage (Lausanne, Switzerland: Jean Mourer, 1788).
2nd edition (Lausanne: L. Luquiens, 1792).

 

1791

BERTHOLLET, Claude-Louis. 1791. Eléments de l’art de la teinture. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot).
{dyeing}

CARVALHO E SAMPAYO, Diogo de [1750-?]. 1791. Memória sobre a formação natural das cores. Portuguese (Madrid, Spain).
{natural philosophy}

GUIDOTTI, A. 1791. Metodo facile per formare qualisiasi sorte di vernice della Cina... Oltre a che innumerevoli, et utilissimi secreti. Italian (Venice, Italy).

HENNEMAN, Richard Hubard. 1791. A photometric study of the perception of object color. English (New York, USA: Archives of Psychology).

POERNER. 1791 (before). [German title not available]. German.
French translation by M. C., revised and enlarged by M. M. Desmarets & C. L. Berthollet, Instruction sur l’art de la teinture et particulièrement sur la teinture des laines (Paris, 1791).
{dyeing}

 

1792

GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von [1749-1832]. 1791-1792. Beiträge zur Optik, part 1 and part 2. German (Weimar, Germany).
{optics}

REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua [1723-1792]. 1792 (before). Discourses, posthumous edition. English (London, England).
New edition by E. G. Johnson (Chicago: Clurg & Co., 1891).
New edition by Stephen O. Mitchell, Discourses on art (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1965).
{arts, painting}

WÜNSCH, Christian Ernst. 1792. Versuch und Beobachtungen über die Farben des Lichts. German (Leipzig, Germany: Breitkopf).

 

1793

TALIER, Angelo Natale. 1793. Dell’arte di tingere, opera ricavata dai piú celebri recenti autori inglesi e francesi. Italian (Venice, Italy). {dyeing}

 

1794

BANCROFT, Edward. 1794. Experimental researches concerning the philosophy of permanent colours; and the best means of producing them, by dyeing, calico-printing, etc., 2 vols. English (London, England: T. Cadell and W. Davies). New edition 1813.
New edition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1814).
{dyeing}

BURANO, Gioachino, and Giovanni BARICH. 1794. Trattato sopra l’arte della tintura. Italian (Venice, Italy).
{dyeing}

 

1795

BARDWELL, Thomas. 1795. Practical treatise on painting in oil colours. English (London, England: B. and J. White).
{painting}

 

1799

BARATTIERI, Carlo [c.1738-c.1803]. 1799. Compendio della nuova teoria de’ colori. Italian (Piacenza, Italy: G. Tedeschi).

 

1800

VENTURI, G. B. 1800. Indagine fisica sui colori. Italian (Modena, Italy). 2nd edition 1801.
{optics}

 

 

1804

RUMFORD, T. B. 1804. Recherche sur la couleur. French (Paris, France).

TINGRY, Pierre François [1743-1821]. 1804. The painter and varnisher’s guide, or A treatise, both in theory and practice, on the art of making and applying varnishes, on the different kinds of painting, and on the method of preparing colours both simple and compared. English (London, England: G. Kearlon).
{painting}

 

1805

GARTSIDE, M. 1805. An essay on light and shade on colours and on composition in general. English (London, England: The author).

SCHREGER, C. H. T. 1805. Tabellarische Uebersicht der rohen und Künstlich zubereiteten Farben and Farbenmaterialen. German (Nuremberg, Germany).

 

1806

BEMISS, E. 1806. The dyer’s companion. English (New London, Connecticut, USA).
{dyeing}

 

1807

CHAPTAL, Jean Antoine [1756-1832]. 1807. L’art de la teinture du coton en rouge. French (Paris, France).
{dyeing}

YOUNG, Thomas [1773-1829]. 1807. Lectures on natural philosophy and the mechanical arts, 2 vols. English (London, England).
Reprinted in 4 vols., with an introduction by Nicholas Wade [the papers on physiological optics are in vol. 4] (Bristol, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2002).
French edition of the papers on physiological optics, Oeuvres ophtalmologiques (Copenhagen, Denmark, 1894).
New edition by M. Tscherning, 1904.
{natural philosophy, physics, physiology, vision}

 

1809

SOWERBY, James [1757-1822]. 1809. A new elucidation of colours, original, prismatic and material; showing their concordance in three primitives, yellow, red, and blue; and the means of producing mensuring, and mixing them: with some observations on the accuracy of Sir Isaac Newton. English (London, England: Richard Taylor & Co.).
{optics}

 

1810

GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von [1749-1832]. 1808-1810. Zur Farbenlehre, 2 vols. German (Tübingen, Germany: Cotta).
New edition 1910. New edition (Munich: DT, 1963). New edition (Munich, 1971). New edition
(Stuttgart, Freies Geistesleben, 1979).
New edition by Rupprecht Matthaei (Ravensburg, 1988).
New edition by Manfred Wenzel (Frankfurt am Main: Deutscher Klassiker, 1991).
English translation by Charles Lock Eastlake, Goethe’s theory of colours (London: Murray, 1840). New edition (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1963).
New edition with an introduction by Deane Brewster Judd (1970).
English translation by Herb Aach, edition arranged by Rupprecht Matthaei, Goethe’s color theory (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971).
French translation by Henriette Bideau, Le traité des couleurs, with a preface, introduction and notes by Rudolf Steiner (Paris: Triades, 1973). 3rd revised edition 1986.
Italian translation, La teoria dei colori (Milan: Il Saggiatori, 1979).
New Italian edition by R. Troncon (Milan: Il Saggiatore, 1983).
Portuguese translation by Marco Giannotti, Doutrina das cores (Sao Paulo, Brazil: Nova Alexandria, 1996).
Spanish translation by Pablo Simon, Teoría de los colores (Buenos Aires: Poseidón, 1945).
Spanish translation by Rafael Cansinos Assens, included in Obras completas (1945).
New Spanish edition with an introduction by Javier Arnaldo (Valencia, Spain: Colegio de Arquitectos Técnicos de Murcia, 1992).
Swedish translation with introduction, comments and appendix by Pehr Sällström, Goethe Färglära (Järna, Sweden: Kosmos, 1979). New edition 1996.
{natural philosophy}

RUNGE, Philipp Otto [1777-1810]. 1810. Die Farben-Kugel, oder Konstruktion des Verhältnisses aller Mischungen der Farben zu einander, und ihrer vollständigen Affinität, mit angehängtem Versuch einer Ableitung der Harmonie in den Zusammenstellungen der Farben. German (Hamburg, Germany: Friedrich Perthes).
Facsimilar reprint (Mittenwald, Germany: Mäander Kunstverlag, 1977). New edition (Sttutgart: Freies Geistesleben, 1984).

Italian edition by R. Troncon, La sfera del colore (Milan: Il Saggiatore, 1985).
{painting, order systems, aesthetics, harmony}

 

1812

MASSOUL, Constant de. 1812 (before). [French title not available]. French.
English translation, A treatise on the art of painting, and the composition of colours containing instructions for all the various processes of painting (London: R. Ackerman, 1812).
{painting}

 

1814

WERNER, Abraham G. 1814. Werner’s nomenclature of colors, edited by Patrick Syme. English (London, England: William Blackwell and T. Caddell).

 

1815

PETRINI, P. 1815. Dei colori accidentali della luce, ossia della generazione dei colori ne’vari accidenti d’ombra e di luce. Italian (Pistoia, Italy).
{optics}

QUATREMÈRE DE QUINCY, Antoine Chrysostome. [1755-1849]. 1815. Le Jupiter olympien, ou l’art de la sculpture antique considéré sous un nouveau point de vue; ouvrage qui comprend un essai sur le goût de la sculpture polychrôme, l’analyse explicative de la toreutique, et l’histoire de la statuaire en or et ivoire chez les Grecs et les Romains. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot).
{sculpture}.

 

1816

SCHOPENHAUER, Arthur [1788-1860]. 1816. Über das Sehen und die Farben. German (Leipzig, Germany: J. F. Hartknoch). 3rd edition, revised and updated, 1854.
English translation by E. F. J. Payne, edited by D. E. Cartwright, On vision and colors (Berg Pub., 1994).
French translation by M. Elie, Textes sur la vue et les couleurs (Paris: Vrin, 1986).
Italian translation from the 3rd German edition,
edited by Mazzino Montinari, La vista e i colori (Milan: SE, 1995).

KLOTZ, Matthias [1784-1821]. 1816. Gründliche Farbenlehre. German (Munich, Germany).

 

1817

FIELD, George [1777-1854]. 1817. Chromatics, or, an essay on the analogy and harmony of colours. English (London, England: The author; printed by A. J. Valpy).
2nd augmented edition, Chromatics, or the analogy, harmony and philosophy of colours (London: David Bogue, 1845).
{aesthetics, harmony}

 

1818

READE, Joseph. 1818. Experimental outlines for a new theory of colours, light and vision, with critical remarks on Sir Isaac Newton’s opinions, and some new experiments on radiant caloric. English (London, England: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Browne).
{optics, vision}

 

1820

FIELD, George [1777-1854]. 1820. Aesthetics, or the analogy of the sensible sciences indicated, with an appendix on light and colors. English (England: The Pamphleteer XVII).
{aesthetics, harmony}

GRÉGOIRE, Gaspard. 1820 (circa). Théorie des couleurs contenant explication de la table des couleurs. French (Paris, France: The author).

 

1821

SYMES, P. 1821. Werner’s nomenclature of colours, adapted to zoology, botany, chemistry, mineralogy, anatomy and the arts, 2nd edition. English.

TINGRY, Pierre François [1743-1821]. 1821 (before). The painter’s and colourman’s complete guide; being a practical and theoretical treatise on the preparation of colours, and their application to the different kinds of painting: in wich is particularly described the whole art of house painting. English (London, England).
1st American edition, from the 3rd London edition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1831).
{paints}

 

1822

CAWSE, J. 1822. Introduction to the art of painting in oil colours. English (London, England).
{painting}

DELACROIX, Ferdinand-Victor Eugène [1798-1863]. 1822-1863 (inter). Journal. French (Paris, France: manuscript). Edited by A. Joubin, 3 vols. (Paris, 1936-1960).
English translation by Walter Pach, The journal of Eugène Delacroix (Covici, Friede, Inc., 1937). New edition of Pach translation (Crown Publishers, 1948). New edition (New York: Grove Press, 1961).
English translation by L. Norton (1980).
Italian translation, Diario, edited by L. Vitali, 3 vols. (Turin, 1954).
{aesthetics, harmony, painting}

 

1823

PURKINJE, Jan Evangelista (Johann) [1787-1869]. 1823. Physiologie der Sinne, vol. 1. German (Prague, Czech Republic). Vol. 2, with the title Beobachtungen und Versuche zur Physiologie der Sinne (Berlin: Reimer, 1825).
{physiology, vision}

VITALIS, Jean-Baptiste. 1823. Cours élémentaire de teinture sur laine, soie, lin, chanvre et coton, et sur l’art d’imprimer les toiles. French (Paris, France: Galerie Bossange Père).
{dyeing}

 

1826

HAYTER, Charles. 1826. A new practical treatise on the three primitive colours. English (London, England).

 

1827

BURNET, John. 1827. Practical hints on colour in painting. English (London, England).
{painting}

DÉAL, J.-N. 1827. Nouvel essai sur la lumiére et les couleurs... ouvrage utile aux opticiens et aux peintres. French. 2nd edition 1932.
{optics, painting}

FRESNEL, Augustin Jean [1788-1827]. 1827 (before). Théorie de la lumière. French. Included in Oeuvres complètes, vol. 1 (Paris, 1868).
{optics}

 

1829

LEUSHS, J. 1829. Traité complet des proprietés de la préparation et de l’émploi des matiéres tinctoriales et de couleurs. French (Paris, France: Malher et Cie.).
{dyeing}

VANHERMAN, T. H. 1829. Every man his own house-painter and colourman, the whole forming a complete system for the amelioration of the noxious quality of common paint; a number of invaluable inventions, discoveries and improvements, and a variety of other particulars that relate to the house-painting in general. English (London, England: I. F. Setchel).
{paints}

 

1830

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1829-1830. Leçons de chimie appliquée à la teinture, 2 vols. French (Paris, France: Pichon et Didier).
{applied chemistry, dyeing}

MÉRIMÉE, J. F. L. 1830. De la peinture á l’huile ou des procédés matériels employés dans ce genre de peinture, depuis Hubert et Jean Van-Eyck jusq’a nos jours. French (Paris, France: Chez Mme. Huzard).
{painting}

SCHOPENHAUER, Arthur [1788-1860]. 1830. Theoria colorum physiologica. Latin (Leipzig, Germany: Redam).

TOWERS, W., and T. J. TOWER. 1830. Every man his own painter: or, a complete guide to painting and graining, containing general instructions in the art of preparing, compounding, and applying all kinds of paints, and making variuous varnishes for house, chair and furniture ... also, a treatise on the art of imitating fancy woods and marbles. English (Utica, New York, USA: J. Colwell).
{paints}

 

1833

BEUTHER, Friedrich. 1833. Über Licht und Farbe, die prismatischen Farben und die Newtonische Farbenlehre. German (Kassel, Germany: J. J. Bohne).
{optics}

 

1834

PLATEAU, J. 1834. Essai d’une théorie générale concernant l’ensemble des apparences visuelles qui succèdent à la contemplation des objects colorés et de celles qui accompagnent cette contemplation, c’est-à-dire la persistance des impressions de la rétine, les couleurs accidentelles, l’irradiation, les effets de la juxtaposition des couleurs, les ombres colorées, etc. French (Brussels, Belgium: M. Hayez).

 

1835

FIELD, George [1777-1854]. 1835. Chromatography or a treatise on colours and pigments as used by artists. English (London, England: Charles Tilt). 2nd edition 1841. New edition arranged by T. W. Salter (London: Winsor & Newton, 1869).
New edition modernized by J. Scott Taylor, Field’s chromatography, a treatise on colours and pigments for the use of artists (London: Winsor & Newton, 1885).

KUGLER, Franz Theodor [1808-1858]. 1835. Über die polychromie der griechischen architektur und sculptur und ihre grenzen. German (Berlin, Germany: G. Gropius).
{architecture, sculpture}

 

1836

BRANCHI, Giuseppe. 1836. Sopra alcuni colori che nei secoli XIV e XV furono adoptati per le pitture dell’insigne Campo Santo di Pisa e sulla compositione dell’intonaco che fu fatto per le pitture mesdesime. Italian (Pisa, Italy: Tipografis Nistri).
{painting}

HAY, David Ramsay [1798-1866]. 1836. The laws of harmonius colouring, adapted to interior decorations, manufactures and other useful purposes, 3rd edition. English (Edinburgh, Scotland: William and Robert Chambers).
New edition (London, 1847). New edition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1867).
German translation by L. Huettmann, Die Gestze der Farbenharmonie vorzüglich für die Zwecke der Haus, Stuben und Decorationsmalerei (Weimar: B. Y. Voigt, 1852).
{aesthetics, harmony, interior design, crafts}

 

1837

PORTAL, P. P. Frédéric de. 1837. Des couleurs symboliques dans l’antiquité, le moyen âge et les temps modernes. French (Paris, France: Treuttel et Wurtz). Reedited, 1975.
Spanish translation by Francesc Gutiérrez, El simbolismo de los colores. En la Antigüedad, la Edad Media y los tiempos modernos (Palma de Mallorca, Spain: José J. de Olañeta, Sophia Perennis, 2000).
{religion}

 

1838

BREWSTER, David [1781-1868]. 1838. A treatise on optics. English (London, England; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Lea & Blanchard).
{optics}

HOWARD, Frank [1805-1866]. 1838. Colour as a means of art, being an adaptation of the experience of professors to the practice of amateurs. English (London, England: Joseph Thomas).
{education, arts}

 

1839

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1839. De la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs et de l’assortiment des objets colorés considéré d’après cette loi dans ses rapports avec la peinture, etc. French (Paris, France: Pitois-Levrault).
New edition with an introduction by M. H. Chevreul, Jr. (Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1889). New edition (Paris: L. Larget, 1969).
English translation by Charles Martel, The principles of harmony and contrast of colours, and their applications to the arts: including painting, interior decorations, etc. (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854).
English translation by John Spanton, The laws of contrast of colour, and their application to the arts of painting, decoration of buildings, mosaic work, tapestry and carpet weaving, calico printing, dress, paper staining printing, etc. (London, 1857).
New English edition by Faber Birren (New York: Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1967). New edition (New York: Garland Publishing Co., 1980).
New edition with an introduction and commentary by Faber Birren (West Chester, Pennsylvania: Schiffer, 1987).
German translation, Die Farbenharmonie in ihrer anwendung bei der Malerei, dei der Fabrication von farbigen Waaren jeder Art (Stuttgart: Paul Neff, 1840).

FIELDING, T. H. A. 1839. On painting in oil and water colours for landscape and portraits, including the preparation of colours, vehicles in oil &c. English (London, England).
{painting}

GRÉGOIRE, Gaspard. 1839. Table des couleurs, sur trois feuilles précédée d’une planche indicative des couleurs. French (Paris, France: The author).
{charts}

ROUGET DE LISLE, A. 1839. Chromagraphie. French (Paris, France: The author).

 

1840

CAWSE, J. 1840. The art of painting portraits... practically explained by coloured palettes. English (London, England).
{painting}

LASSAIGNE, I. L. 1840. Dizionario pittoresco e cromascopico dei reagenti chimici, 2 vols. Italian (Mantua, Italy).
{applied chemistry}

 

1842

DELICOURT, E. 1842. Album du contraste simultané des couleurs, d’après le système de M. Chevreul, ou recueil d’examples de papiers peints les plus propes à démontrer la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs, à l’usage des peintres de tous genres, des décorateurs, des modistes, des fabricants d’étoffes de couleurs diverses, destinées à l’habillement et à l’ameublement, des fabricants de vitreaux colorés, etc. French (Paris, France: Imprimerie de Chassaignon). 2nd edition 1847.
{aesthetics, harmony, painting, interior design}

FIELDING, T. H. A. 1842. On the theory of painting; to which is added an introduction to painting in water-colour with an index of mixed tints; also, an appendix containing a manual of lithography, 3rd enlarged edition. English (London, England: Ackerman & Co.).
{painting}

WILLSON, Harry. 1842. The use of a box of colours, in a practical demostration on composition, light and shade, and colour. English (London, England: Tilt and Bogue).

 

1844

JAMESON, D. D. 1844. Colour-music. English. {color-music}

 

1845

HAY, David Ramsay [1798-1866]. 1845. A nomenclature of colours, hues, tints and shades. English (Edinburgh, Scotland).
{order systems}

HAY, David Ramsay [1798-1866]. 1845. The principles of beauty in colour systematized. English (Edinburgh, Scotland: William Blackwood & Sons). 2nd edition 1849.
{aesthetics, harmony}

 

1846

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1846. Theorie des effets optiques que présentent les étoffes de soie. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot).
{optics}

DUMAS, Jean Baptiste Andre [1800-1884]. 1846. Matiéres colorantes et teinture, vol. VIII of Traité de chimie apliquée aux arts. French (Paris, France: Bechet).
{applied chemistry, dyeing}

PARNELL, E. A. 1846. A practical treatise on dyeing and calico-printing. English (New York, USA).
{dyeing}

PERSEZ, J. F. 1846. Traité théorique et practique de l’impression des tissus. French (Paris, France: Bibliotèque des Arts Industriels, Arts Chimiques).
{textiles}

TEIXEIRA, Marianno, and Vicente DE BASTOS. 1846. Breve tractado do berdade a matix, a patitpoint. Ornado de un mappa das côres, com os nomes mais conhecidos pelo vulgo, para milhor intelligencia, acompanhado do curioso, symbolo, e significaçao das côres. Portuguese (Lisbon, Portugal: Typografica da Gazeta dos Tribunaes).

 

1847

EASTLAKE, Charles Lock [1793-1865]. 1847-1865. Materials for a history of oil painting, 2 vols. English. New edition, Methods and materials of painting of the great schools and masters (New York: Dover; London: Constable, 1960).
{painting, history}

PARTRIDGE, W. 1847. A practical treatise on dyeing woolen, cotton and silk. English (New York, USA).
{dyeing}

 

1848

GONFREVILLE, M. D. 1848. Art de la teinture des laines. French (Paris, France).
{dyeing}

 

1849

BOETTICHER, P. A. 1849. Initia chromatologiae arabicae. Latin (Berlin, Germany).

MERRIFIELD, Mary P. 1849. Original treatises dating from the XIIth to XVIIIth centuries on the arts of painting, oil, miniature, mosaic, and on glass; of gilding, dyeing, and the preparation of colours and artificial gems, 2 vols. English (London, England: John Murray). New edition with an introduction and glossary by S. M. Alexander (New York: Dover, 1967).
{painting}

 

1850

FIELD, George [1777-1854]. 1850. Rudiments of the painter’s art: or, a grammar of colouring, applicable to operative painting, decorative architecture and arts. English (London, England: John Weale). 2nd edition 1858.
New revised edition by Robert Mallet, The rudiments of colours and of colouring with the nature of pigments for the use of decorative artists, painters, etc. (London: Strahan & Co., 1870). New edition (Crosby Lokwood & Son, 1888).
{aesthetics, harmony, painting, interior design}

RIDNER, J. P. 1850. The artists’ chromatic hand-book. English (New York, USA).
{arts}

 

1851

HINCKLEY. 1851. The theory of effect; embracing the contrast of light and shade, of colour and harmony. By an artist. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: J. W. Moore).
{aesthetics, harmony}

HITTORFF, Jacques-Ignace [1792-1867]. 1851. Restitution du temple d’Empédocle a Sélinonte, ou l’architecture polychrôme chez les Grecs. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot).
{architecture}

 

1852

JONES, Owen [1809-1874]. 1852. An attempt to define the principles which should regulate the employment of colour in the decorative arts. English (London, England: G. Barclay).
{aesthetics, harmony}

LINTON, William James. 1852. Ancient and modern colours from the earliest periods to the present time: with their chemical and artistical properties. English (London, England: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans).

ZIEGLER, Jean Claude. 1852. Traité de la couleur et de la lumière. French (Paris, France: Typographie Hennuyer).

 

1853

NAPIER, J. 1853. A manual of dyeings and dyeing receipts. English (London, England). 3rd edition 1875.
{dyeing}

REDGRAVE, Richard. 1853. An elementary manual of colour, with a Catechism: to be used with the diagram illustrating the harmonious relations of colour. English (London, England: Chapman & Hall).
{aesthetics, harmony}

SYREENI, O. 1853. Standards for colours and basic colour substances. English (Helsinki, Finland).

 

1854

JONES, Owen [1809-1874]. 1854. An apology for the colouring of the Greek court in the Crystal palace, with arguments by G. H. Lewes and W. Watkiss Lloyd, and a fragment on the origin of polychromy by Professor Semper. English (London, England: Crystal Palace Library and Bradbury & Evans).
{architecture, interior design}

MINIFIE, William. 1854. An essay on the theory of color and its application to architectural and mechanical drawings. English (Baltimore, Maryland, USA: The author).
{drawing, architecture}

TORTIMA, Giovanni. 1854. Richerche intorno all’idea del senso della vista, della luce e dei colori che un cieco può formarsi coi soli aiuti della propria esperienza. Italian (Padua, Italy).
{vision}

 

1855

DELF, Thomas (pseudonym Charles Martel) [?-1865]. 1855. The principles of colouring in painting. English (London, England: Winsor & Newton). 11th edition 1878.
{painting}

LEFORT, J. 1855. Chimie des couleurs pour la peinture à l’eau et à l’huile comprenant l’historique, la synonyme, les propriétés physiques et chimiques, la préparation, les variétés, les falsifications, l’action toxique et l’emploi des couleurs anciennes et nouvelles. French (Paris, France: Masson).
{applied chemistry, paints}

WILSON, George, ed. 1855. Researches on colour blindness with a supplement on the danger attending the present system of railway and marine signals. English (Edinburgh, Scotland: Sutherland & Knox).
{color vision defects, signals}

 

1856

JONES, Owen [1809-1874]. 1856. The grammar of ornament. English (London: Day and Son).
New edition (London, England: Bernard Quaritch, 1868).
New edition (London, England: Bernard Quaritch, 1910).
{architecture, arts}

 

1858

GLADSTONE, William Ewart [1809-1898]. 1858. Studies on Homer and the homeric age, vol. 3. English (London, England: Oxford University Press).
German translation, Der Farbensinn mit besonderer Berüchsichtigung der Farbenkenntniss des Homer (Breslau, Germany, 1878).
{philology, terminology}

LLUCH, Francisco Javier. 1858. Arte de armonizar los colores o ley del contraste en la juxtaposición de los mismos. Con aplicación de dicha ley a las bellas artes. Spanish (Barcelona, Spain: El Porvenir).
{aesthetics, harmony}

WILKINSON, J. Gardner [1797-1875]. 1858. On colour, and the necessity for a general diffusion of taste among all classes, with remarks on laying out dressed geometrical gardens. Examples of good and bad taste, illustrated by woodcuts and coloured plates in contrast. English (London, England: Murray).
{aesthetics, harmony, gardening}

 

1860

FECHNER, Gustav Theodor [1801-1887]. 1860. Elemente der Psychophysik. German (Leipzig, Germany: Breitkopf und Härtel). 2nd edition 1889.
English translation by H. E. Adler, Elements of psychophysics (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966).
{psychophysics}

GOODWIN, Thomas G. 1860. A short account of the art of polychrome, historical and practical. English (London, England: Joseph Masters).
{interior design, architecture}

GRISON, T. 1860. La teinture au dix-neuvième siècle. French (Paris, France). 3rd edition with 459 colored samples, 1884.
{dyeing}

SEMPER, Gottfried [1803-1879]. 1860-1863. Der Stil in den technischen und tektonischen Künsten. Ein Handbuch oder praktischen Aestetik für Techniker, Künstler und Kunstfreunde, 2 vols. German (Frankfurt, Germany).
English translation, The style... (1889).
{architecture, aesthetics}

 

1861

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1861. Exposé d’un moyen de définir et de nommer les couleurs, d’aprés une méthode précise et experimentale, avec l’application de ce moyen a la définition et a la dénomination des couleurs d’un grand nombre de corps naturels et de produits artificiels: Atlas. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot, Mémoires de l’Académie des Sciences, vol. 33).

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1861. Recherches chimiques sur la teinture, 11th memory. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot).
{applied chemistry, dyeing}

GORHAM, John. 1861. The rotation of coloured discs, applied to facilitate the study of the laws of harmonious colouring, by the multiplication of images of objects into kaleidoscopic combinations, 2nd edition. English (London, England: Robert Hardwicke).
{aesthetics, harmony}

LÖFFLER, C. 1861. Das Chinagrün (Lo-kao). German (Weimar, Germany).

 

1862

ADAMS, Rudolf [1820-?]. 1862. Die Farben-Harmonie in ihre awendung auf die Damentoilette. German (Leipzig, Germany: J. J. Weber).

FAIVRE, Ernest. 1862. Oeuvres scientifiques de Goethe analysées et appréciées par Ernest Faivre. French (Paris, France: Hachette).
{natural philosophy}

 

1863

CAVE, Marie Elisabeth Blavot. 1863. La couleur: ouvrage approuvé par M. Eugène Delacroix pour apprendre la peinture à l’huile et l’aquarelle. French (Paris, France).
English translation from the 3rd edition, The Cave method of drawing for students. Second part: Color (New York, USA: G. P. Putnam & Son, 1869).
{painting}

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1863. Recherches chimiques sur la teinture, 12th, 13th, and 14th memories. French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot, Mémoires de l’Academie des Sciences, vol. 34).
{applied chemistry, dyeing}

ULRICH, M. L., and H. DUSSANCE. 1863. A complete treatise on the dyeing of cotton and wool. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).
{dyeing}

 

1864

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1864. Des couleurs et de leurs applications aux arts industriels à l’aide des cercles chromatiques; avec 27 planches gravées sur acier et imprimées en couleur par René Digeon. French (Paris, France: Baillière et fils).

 

1865

REGNIER, J. D. 1865. De la lumière et de la couleur chez les grands maîtres anciens. French.

 

1866

BRÜCKE, Ernst Wilhelm [1819-1892]. 1866. Die Physiologie der Farben für die Zwecke der Kunstgewerbe. German (Leipzig, Germany: Hirzel). 2nd edition (Leipzig: Hirzel, 1887).
French translation by J. Schutzenberg, Des couleurs au point de vue physique, physiologique, artistique et industriel (Paris: Baillière, 1866).
{optics, vision}

HELMHOLTZ, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von [1821-1894]. 1866. Handbuch der Physiologischen Optik. German (Hamburg, Germany: Leopold Voss). 2nd revised edition 1896. 3rd edition with supplements by A. Gullstrand, J. A. von Kries, and W. Nagel (Hamburg and Leipzig: Leopold Voss, 1909-1911).
English translation from the 3rd German edition, Treatise on physiological optics, edited by James P. C. Southall, 3 vols. (Rochester, New York: The Optical Society of America, 1924-1925). Republication, 2 vols. (New York: Dover, 1962).
French translation by E. Javal and N. T. Klein, Optique physiologique (Paris: Masson, 1867).
{physiology, vision}

 

1867

BAUDELAIRE, Charles Pierre [1821-1867]. 1867 (before). Le peinture de la vie moderne. French (France).
English translation and edition by Jonathan Mayne, The painter of modern life, and other essays (London: Phaidon, 1965).
{aesthetics, arts, painting}

BAUDELAIRE, Charles Pierre [1821-1867]. 1867 (before). L’oeuvre et la vie de Delacroix. French (France).
English translation by Joseph M. Bernstein, Delacroix, his life and work (New York: Lear Publishers, 1947).
{arts, painting, biography}

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1867. Des arts qui parlent aux yeux au moyen de solides colorés d’une étendue sensible, et en particulier des arts du tapissier des Gobelins. French (Paris, France).

GEIGER, L. 1867. Über den Farbensinn der Urzeit. German (Frankfurt, Germany).

RICHTER, E., and W. BRAUN. 1867. Die Wollengarn-Färberei. German (Berlin, Germany).

SCHÜTZENBERGER, M. Paul. 1867. Traité des matières colorantes comprenant leurs applications à la teinture et à l’impression et des notices sur les fibres textiles, les épaississants et les mordants, 2 vols. French (Paris, France: Masson).
{dyeing, textiles}

 

 

1869

CROSS, Chas. 1869. Solution générale du probléme de photographie des couleurs. French (Paris, France).
{photography}

DUCOS DU HAURON, Louis [1837-1920]. 1869. Les couleurs en photographie. Solution du problème. French (Paris, France).
{photography}

HASERICK, E. C. 1869. The secrets of the art of dyeing. English (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).
{dyeing}

 

1870

AUDSLEY, William James [1833-1907], and George Ashdown AUDSLEY [1838-1925]. 1870. Color in dress. English (London, England).
New edition adapted from the London edition, Color in dress: a manual for ladies (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: G. Maclean).
{dress, fashion}

SHARPE, Edmond [1809-1877]. 1870. Four letters on colour in churches, on walls and in windows. English (London, England: Spon Co.).

 

1871

BENSON, William. 1871. Manual of the science of colour. On the true theory of the colour-sensations and the natural system, with a coloured frontispiece and other illustrations. English (London, England: Chapman & Hall).

CHURCH, Arthur Herbert [1834-1915]. 1871. Colour, an elementary manual for students. English (London, England: Cassell & Co.). 2nd enlarged edition 1887. New edition 1901.

HELMHOLTZ, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von [1821-1894]. 1871-1873. Optisches über Malerei. German.
French translation, L’optique et la peinture (Paris: Alcan, 1878). 4th edition 1891.
{physiology, vision, painting}

 

1874

BEZOLD, J. F. Wilhelm von [1837-1907]. 1874. Die Farbenlehre im Hinblick auf Kunst und Kunstgewerbe. German (Brunswick, Germany: Georg Westermann). 2nd edition (Brunswick: Friedrich Vieweg & Son, 1921).
English translation by S. R. Koehler, with an introduction and notes by E. C. Pickering, The theory of color; and its relation to art and art-industry (Boston: Prang, 1876).

CROOKES, W. 1874. A practical handbook of dyeing and calico-printing. English (London, England).
{dyeing}

RIFFAULT DES HETRES, Jean René Denis [1754-1826], VERGNAUD, and TOUSSAINT. 1874 (before). [French title not available]. French.
English translation by A. A. Fesquet, A practical treatise on the manufacture of colors for printing. Comprising the origin, definition, and classification of colors: the treatment of the raw materials (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: H. C. Baird, 1874).
{printing industry}

 

1876

CALVERT, F. C. 1876. Dyeing and calico printing. English (London, England).
{dyeing}

KLEMM, G. F. 1876. Unterricht im arrangement der damentoiletten von standpukte der Kleideraesthetik un der Farben-Harmonie. German (Dresden, Germany: H. Klemm).
{aesthetics, harmony}

STILLING, J. 1876. Pseudo-isochromatische Tafeln für die Prüfung des Farbensinnes. German (Strasbourg, France).
{color vision defects}

 

1877

HOLMGREN, Alarik Frithiof. 1877. Om Färbenblindheten i dess Förhållande till Jernvögstrafken och Sjöväsendet. Swedish (Uppsala, Sweden: E. Berlings).
French translation, De la cécité des couleurs dans ses rapports avec les chemins de fer et la marine (Stockholm: Imprimerie Central, 1877).
German translation, Die Farbenblindheit (Leipzig, Germany: Vogel, 1878).
{color vision defects}

MAGNUS, Hugo F. 1877. Die Geschichtliche Entwickelung des Farbensinnes. German (Leipzig, Germany: Von Veit).
French translation by Jules Soury, Histoire de l’évolution du sens des couleurs (Paris: C. Reinwald, 1878).
Spanish translation by Carlos López Fuentes, Evolución del sentido de los colores (Buenos Aires: Hachette, 1976).
{philology, terminology, vision}

PANCOAST, N. 1877. Blue and red light. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: J. M. Stoddart).

PLEASONTON, Augustus James [1808-?]. 1877. The influence of the blue ray of the sunlight and of the blue colour of the sky, in developing animal and vegetable life; in arresting disease, and in restoring health in acute and chronic disorders to human and domestic animals. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger).
{agriculture, health, chromotherapy}

 

1878

BABBITT, Edwin Dwight. 1878. The principles of light and color. English. Partial edition with the title Dr. Babbitt’s color therapy (Malaga, New Jersey, 1925). New edition by Faber Birren (New Hyde Park, New York: University Books, 1967).
{health, chromotherapy}

ELVEENA, C. 1878. The harmony of color. English (Detroit, USA).
{aesthetics, harmony}

GIBSON, R. H. 1878. The american dyer. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).
{dyeing}

HERING, Ewald [1834-1918]. 1878. Zur Lehre vom Lichtsinne. German (Vienna, Austria: Carl Gerold’s Sohn).
New edition, Grundzüge der Lehre vom Lichtsinne (Leipzig: Engelmann, 1905).
New edition (Berlin: Julius Springer, 1920).
English translation by Leo M. Hurvich and Dorothea Jameson, Outlines of a theory of the light sense (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1964).
{vision}

JAENNICKE, Friedrich [1831-1907]. 1878. Die farbenharmonie mit besonder rücksicht auf den gleichzeitgen contrast in ihrer anwendung in der malerei, in der decorativen kunst, bei ausschmückung der wohnräume sowie in kostum & toilette. German (Stuttgart, Germany: P. Neff).
{aesthetics, harmony}

O’NEILL, C. 1878. The practice and principles of calico printing. English (Manchester, England).
{dyeing}

PRÜFER, H. 1878. Die Wollen und Halbwollen-Stückfarberei. German (Leipzig, Germany).

SOURY, J. 1878. De l’evolution historique du sens des couleurs. French.

 

1879

ALLEN, Grant [1848-1899]. 1879. The colour-sense, its origins and development. An essay in comparative psychology. English (London, England: Trübner & Co.; Boston, USA: Houghton, Osgood & Co.).

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1879. Compléments d’etudes sur la vision des couleurs: de l’influence exercée sur la vision par des objects colorés qui se mouvant circulairement autour d’un axe perpendiculaire à leur plan quand on les observe compartivement avec des objets en repos identiques aux premiers. French (Paris, France: Firmin-Didot, Mémoires de l’Académie des Sciences, vol. 41).
{vision}

GUILLEMIN, Amédée Victor [1826-1893]. 1879. La lumière et les couleurs, 3rd edition. French (Paris, France: Hachette).

MAGNUS, Hugo F. 1879. Die methodische Erziehung des Farbensinnes. German (Breslau, Germany: Kern). New edition 1902.

MARTY, Anton. 1879. Die Frage Nach der Geschichtlichen Entwickelung des Farbensinnes. German (Vienna, Austria: Carl Gerold’s Sohn).

ROLFE, Clapton Crabb. 1879. The ancient use of liturgical colours. English (Oxford, England: Parker & Co.).
{religion}

ROOD, Ogden Nicholas [1831-1902]. 1879. Students’ text-book of color; or Modern chromatics, with applications to art and industry. English (New York, USA: Appleton). New edition 1881. 4th edition (London, 1904). New edition 1913. New edition with notes by Faber Birren (New York: Van Nostrand, 1973).
French translation, Théorie scientifique des couleurs et de leurs applications à l’art et à l’industrie (Paris: Germer Baillière et Cie., 1881, Bibliothèque Scientifique Internationale, vol. 38).
German translation, Die Moderne Farbenlehre mit Hinweisung auf ihre Benutzungen in Malerei und Kunstgewerbe (Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1880).

 

1880

GUICHARD, Edouard [1815-?]. 1880. L’harmonie des couleurs. French (Paris, France: A. Goubaud et fils).
German translation, Die Harmonie der Farben (Frankfut am Main: W. Rommel, 1882).
{aesthetics, harmony}

HIGGIN, L. 1880. Art as applied to dress, and to armonius colour. English (New York, USA: Scribner & Welford). 2nd edition (London: Virtue, 1885).
{dress, aesthetics}

JEFFRIES, B. J. 1880. Color-blindness: its dangers and its detection. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton, Osgood).
{vision, color vision defects}

KOHLER, Henrich. 1880. Polychrome meinterwerke der monumentalen kunst in Italien vom V bis XVI Jahrhundert. Unter mitkirkung. Gottfried Kinkel (for the English language), Charles Hittorf (for the French language) and Max Jordan (for the Italian language). German (Leipzig, Germany).

MAGNUS, Hugo F. 1880. Untersuchungen über den Farbensinn der Naturvölker. German (Jena, Germany: F. Fisher).

MUCKLEY, William. 1880. A handbook for painters and art students on the character, nature and use of colours, their permanent or fugitive qualities, and the vehicles proper to employ. Also, short remarks on the practice of painting in oil and water colours. English (London, England: Baillière, Tindall and Cox).
{painting}

 

1881

MAGNUS, Hugo F. 1881. Farben und Schöpfung. German (Breslau, Germany).

MIERZINSKI, S. 1881. Die Erd-, Mineral- und Lack-Farben. German (Leipzig, Germany).

SMITH, D. 1881. Practical dyer’s guide, 2nd edition. English (London, England). {dyeing}

 

1882

ALBERT, Eugen. 1882. Über die aenderung des farbentones von spectralfarben und pigmenten bei abnetomender lichtstärke. German (Leipzig, Germany: Johann Ambrosius Barth).

AUDSLEY, William James [1833-1907], and George Ashdown AUDSLEY [1838-1925]. 1882. Polychromatic decoration as applied to buildings in the medieval styles. English (London, England: Henry Sotheran & Co.).
{architecture}

BIRD, F. J. 1882. The american practical dyer’s companion. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).
{dyeing}

CHEVREUL, Michel Eugène [1786-1889]. 1882. Mémoire sur la vision des couleurs matérielles en mouvement de rotation et des vitesses numériques de cercles... French (Paris, France: Firmin Didot, Mémoires de l’Académie des Sciences, vol. 42).
{vision}

CROOKES, W. 1882. Dyeing and tissue printing. English (London, England).
{dyeing, textiles}

DONNELLY, Ignatius. 1882. Atlantis. English (New York, USA: Harper and Bros.).

GUICHARD, Edouard [1815-?]. 1882. La grammaire de la couleur, 3 vols. French (Paris, France: H. Gagnon).

 

1883

BRACQUEMOND, J. Felix. 1883. Du dessin et de la couleur. French (Paris, France: G. Charpentier).

CROCKER, Lucretia, ed. 1883. Lessons on colour in primary schools. English (Chicago, USA: Winchell & Co.).
{education}

GALTON, Francis. 1883. Inquiries into human faculty. English (London, England: MacMillan & Co.).

HUGHES, F. J. 1883. Harmonies of tones and colours developed by evolution. English (London, England: M. Ward & Co.). Supplement published in 1885.

KEERSMAECKER, A. de. 1883. Les sens des couleurs chez Homere. French.

MAGNUS, Hugo F. 1883. Über ethnologische Untersuchungen des Farbensinnes. German (Berlin, Germany: Carl Habel).

 

1884

NATIONAL PHILATELIC SOCIETY. 1884. A color chart. English (New York, USA).
{charts}

RIFFAULT DES HETRES, Jean René Denis [1754-1826], VERGNAUD, TOUSSAINT, and MALEPEYRE. 1884. Nouveau manuel complet du fabricant de couleurs. French (Paris, France: Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret).

SCOTT, J. W. 1884. The standard color chart. English (New York, USA).
{charts}

 

1885

TAFFERNER, Béla [1850-?]. 1885. Szin és szinharmonia. Kivàlo tekintettel: a sikornamentikàra és a müipar igényeire. A szinstyl és a szinharmonia történétének vàzlatàval. Hungarian (Budapest, Hungary: Markus S.).
{harmony}

 

1886

CAMPBELL, Janey S. 1886. Rainbow-music. English (London, England: B. Quaritch).
{color-music}

MACH, Ernst [1838-1916]. 1886. Die Analyse der Empfindungen und das Verhältniss des Physischen zum Psychischen. German (Jena, Germany: Gustav Fischer).
English translation by C. M. Williams, Contributions to the analysis of sensations (Chicago: Open Court, 1897).
English translation by S. Waterlow, The analysis of sensations (New York: Dover, 1959).

RIDGWAY, Robert [1850-1929]. 1886. A nomenclature of colors for naturalists. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Little, Brown).

 

1887

FODERA, Filippo Arturo. 1887. La funzione cromatica nei camaleoni. Italian (Palermo, Italy).
{zoology}

LECOY DE LA MARCHE, Albert. 1887. Il libro de i colori. Secreti del secolo XV, edited by O. Guerrini and C. Ricci. Italian (Bologna, Italy).

MIERZINSKI, S. 1887. Die Gerb und Farbstoff Extracte. German (Leipzig, Germany).

 

1888

CHARPENTIER, Augustin. 1888. La lumière et les couleurs au point de vue physiologique. French (Paris, France: Baillière).
{physiology, vision}

DELITZSCH, Franz Julius [1813-1890]. 1888. Iris. Farbenstudien und Blumenstücke. German (Leipzig, Germany: Dorffling & Franke).
English translation by Alexander Cusin, Iris: Studies in color and talks about flowers.

GUIGNET, Ch. E. 1888. Fabrication des couleurs. Vol. X of the Encyclopédie chimique, directed by M. Fremy. French (Paris, France: Ch. Dunod). {applied chemistry, dyes, pigments, colorants}

HENRY, Charles [1859-1926]. 1888. Cercle chromatique présentant tous les compléments et toutes les harmonies de couleurs avec une introduction sur la théorie générale du contraste, du rythme et de la mesure. French (Paris, France: Ch. Verdin).
{aesthetics, harmony}

SANSONE, A. 1888. Dyeing. English (Manchester, England).
{dyeing}

VECKENSTEDT, Edmund. 1888. Geschichte der griechischen Farbenlehre: das Farbenbezeichnungen der griechischen Epiker von Homer bis Quintus Smyrnäus. German (Paderborn, Germany: F. Schöningh).

 

1889

GUIGNET, Ch. E. 1889. Les couleurs, 8th edition. French (Paris, France: Hachette).

PERSPACH, M. 1889 (circa). La mosaïque. French (Paris, France).

REISIG, F. W. 1889. The guide to piece-dyeing. English (New York, USA). {dyeing}

 

1890

BRADLEY, Milton [1836-1911]. 1890. Color in the school room. English (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

EWALD, A. 1890. Die Farbenbewegund kulturgeschichtliche Untersuchungen. German (Berlin, Germany: Weidman).

HOHENHEIM, A., and E. RICHARDS. 1890. Chic ein Ratgeber für Damen in allen Toilettenfragen mit besonderer Berücksichtigung. German (Stuttgart, Germany: Greiner & Pfeiffer).

KIRSCHMANN, August [1860-1932]. 1890. Über dis quantitativem Verhaltnisse des Simultatenhelligkeits und farben Contrastes. German (Leipzig, Germany: W. Engleman).

LACOUTURE, Charles. 1890. Répertoire chromatique; solution raisonnée et pratique des problèmes les plus usuels dans l’étude et l’emploi des couleurs. French (Paris, France: Gauthier-Villars).

SALACIS, Gustave [1818-1899]. 1890. Manual training in France. Suggestion for the teaching of colour. English (New York, USA).
{education}

SUAREZ DE MENDOZA, E. 1890. L’audition colorée: étude sur les sensations secondaires phisiologiques et particulièrement sur les pseudo-sensations de couleurs associées aux perceptions objectives des sons. French (Paris, France: Octave Donin).
{psychology, sensation, perception}

TASSART, C.-L. 1890. Les matières colorantes et la chimie de la teinture. French (Paris, France: J.-B. Baillière et fils). {textiles, colorants, dyes}

VAN GOGH, Vincent Willem [1853-1890]. 1872-1890 (inter). [Letters]. Dutch and French (The Hague, The Netherlands; Antwerp, Belgium; Arles, Saint-Rémy, Auvers-sur-Oise, France: manuscript).
Posthumous edition, Verzamelde Brieven van Vincent van Gogh, compiled by J. van Gogh-Bonger, 4 vols. (Amsterdam and Antwerp: Wereld-Bibliotheek, 1953-1956).
English translation by J. van Gogh-Bonger and C. de Dood, The complete letters of Vincent van Gogh, 3 vols. (Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1958).
New edition by Mark Roskill, The letters of Vincent van Gogh (New York: Atheneum, 1963).
French edition, Correspondance complète (Paris: Gallimard-Grasset, 1960).
Spanish translation, Cartas a Théo (Barcelona: Barral, 1971).
Spanish translation by Francisco de Oraa, with introduction by Fayad Jamís, Cartas a Théo (Barcelona: Idea Books, 1998).
{painting}

 

1891

ABNEY, William de Wiveleslie [1844-1920]. 1891. Colour measurement and mixture. English (London, England: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; New York, USA: E. & J. B. Young).
{optics, colorimetry}

ALLEN, Grant [1848-1899]. 1891. The colours of flowers as illustrated in the British flora. English (London, England).
{botanic}

HENRY, Charles [1859-1926]. 1891. Harmonies de formes et de couleurs, démonstrations pratiques, avec le rapporteur esthetique et le cercle chromatique, conference faite à la Bibliothèque Forney le 27 mars 1890. French (Paris, France: A. Hermann).
{aesthetics, harmony}

OSGOOD, A. H. 1891. How to apply royal Wercenter, matt, bronze, lacroix, and Dresden colors to china. Handbook for amateurs, containing methods, filding, mixing of colors, ground laying, etc. English (New York, USA).

ROBERT, Ulysse L. L. 1891. Les signes d’infamie du Moyen-Age, juifs, sarrasins, heretiques, lépreux, cegats et filles publiques. French (Paris, France: H. Champion).

SACCARDO, Pier Andrea. 1891. Chromotaxia seu nomenclator colorum polyglottus additis speciminibus coloratis ad usum botanicorum et zoologorum. Latin (Padua, Italy: Typis Seminarii). 2nd edition 1894.
{charts, terminology}

VIBERT, J. G. 1891. La science de la peinture, 5th edition. French (Paris, France: Paul Allendorff). 8th edition revised by the author, 1892. 15th edition 1915.
English translation from the 8th edition by Percy Young, retranslated and revised from the 15th edition, The science of painting (London, 1915).

 

1892

HOFFMANN, Hermann. 1892. Systematische Farbenlehre. Für die Technik, insbesondere für den Gebrauch in Buchdruckereien, bearbeitet. German (Zwickau, Germany: Förster & Borries).

JAEGER, W. 1892. Untersuchungen der Farbkonstanz und Farbgedachtnis-Sitzber. German (Heidelberg, Germany: Springer).

KNIGHT, Richard Payne. 1892. The symbolical language of ancient art & mythology. English (New York, USA: J. W. Bonton).

MILLET, Jules. 1892. Auditión colorée. French (Montpellier, France: thesis).
{psychology, sensation}

PIEQUET, O. 1892. La chimie des teinturiers. Nouveau traité théorique et practique de l’art de la teinture et de l’impression des tissus. French (Paris, France: L. Camut).
{applied chemistry, dyeing, textiles}

WINSOR & NEWTON. 1892. A brief account of the composition and permanence of artists colours. English (London, England: Cassell & Co.).

 

1893

BRADLEY, Milton [1836-1911]. 1893. Color in the kindergarten. English (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

GUAITA, Luigi. 1893. La scienza dei colori e la pittura. Italian (Milan, Italy: Hoepli).

KNECHT, E., RAWSON, and LOWENTHAL. 1893. A manual of dyeings. English (London, England). 6th edition 1920.
{dyeing}

LEIDEL, Henry. 1893. Hints on tints and how to mix them, with an introductory essay on color and colors by the author. English (New York, USA: H. Leidel). 2nd edition 1894.

LOVIBOND, Joseph W. 1893. Measurement of light and colour sensations. English (London, England: George Gill & Sons).

PRANG, Louis, et al. 1893. Color instruction; suggestions for a course of instruction in color for public schools. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Prang).
{education}

TERRY, G. 1893. Pigments, paint and painting. English (London, England).

TIVOLI, A. 1893. I colori nelle locuzioni italiane. Italian (Turin, Italy).
{philology, terminology}

 

1894

MAUTHNER, Ludwig. 1894. Farbenlehre. German (Wiesbaden, Germany).

 

1895

ABNEY, William de Wiveleslie [1844-1920]. 1895. Colour vision: being the Tyndall lectures delivered in 1894 at the Royal Institution. English (London, England: Sampson Low, Marston & Co.).
{physiology, vision}

BRADLEY, Milton [1836-1911]. 1895. Elementary color. English (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

LAURIE, Arthur Pillans [1861-1949]. 1895. Facts about processes, pigments, and vehicles; a manual for art students. English (London, England: MacMillan & Co.).
{painting}

MAYCOCK, Mark. 1895. A class-book for color teachers. English (Buffalo, New York, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

STEINBECK, C. H. 1895. Bleichen und Färben der Seide und Halbseide. German (Berlin, Germany).

 

1896

CHACE, Helena P. 1896. Practical color work for primary and ungraded schools. English (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

DUERR, G. 1896. Bleaching and calico printing. English (London, England).

LEFÉVRE, L. 1896. Traité des matieres colorantes. French (Paris, France).

 

1897

ABNEY, William de Wiveleslie [1844-1920]. 1897. The scientific requirements of colour photography. English (London, England).
{photography}

BENAKY, N. P. 1897. Du sens chromatique dans l’antiquité sur la base des dernières découvertes de la prèhistorie, de l’étude des monuments écrits des anciens et des données de la glossologie. French (Paris, France: A. Maloine).

BONACINI, Carlo. 1897. La fotografia dei colori. Italian (Milan, Italy: Hoepli).
{photography}

BRADLEY, Milton [1836-1911]. 1897. The color primer. English (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

COZANET, Albert (pseudonym, Jean d’Udine). 1897. De la corrélation des sons et des couleurs an l’art. French (Paris, France: A. Jaconin).

DUCOS DU HAURON, Alcide. 1897. La triplice photographique des couleurs et l’imprimerie, système de photochromographie. French (Paris, France).

HUBL, Arthur Freiherr von [1853-1932]. 1897. Dreifarben Photographie. German (Halle, Germany).
English translation by Henri Oscar Klein, Three-color photography: three-colour printing and the production of photographic pigments pictures in natural colours (London: A. W. Penrose & Co., 1904).
{photography}

PRANG, Louis. 1897. The Prang standard of colors. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Prang).

SCHRÖDER, S. 1897. Die Farben-Harmonie in der damentoilette. German (Vienna, Austria: E. Berté und S. Zeiger).

STEWART, C. 1897. Guide to the colors of postage stamps. English (St. Louis, Missouri, USA).

 

1898

GARBASSO, A. 1898. Lezioni sperimentali sulla luce, considerata come fenomeno elettromagnetico. Italian (Milan, Italy: Hoepli).

LANE, Wilmot Burkemar. 1898. Space threshold of colour and its dependence on contrast phenomena. English (Toronto, Canada: The University Library).

MIERZINSKI, S. 1898. Handbuch der Farben-Fabrikation. German (Leipzig, Germany).

NEWBIGIN, Marion Isabel. 1898. Colour in nature, a study in biology. English (London, England: Murray).

PRATT, Alice Edwards. 1898. The use of color in the verse of the English romantic poets. English (Chicago, USA: The University of Chicago Press).

ROUX DE VALDONNE, Paul de. 1898. Recherches sur la perspective des couleurs dans la nature et son application dans les oeuvres des maîtres des diverses écoles depuis le XIVe siècle jusqu’au XVIIIe. French (Paris, France: H. Flaury).

 

1899

CLERC, L.-P. 1899. La photographie des couleurs. French (Paris, France).
{photography}

DUCOS DU HAURON, Gaston. 1899. La photographie indirecte des couleurs. French (Paris, France).
{photography}

OTT, André G. 1899. Étude sur les terms de couleurs en vieux français. French (Paris, France: E. Bouillon).

SIGNAC, Paul [1863-1935]. 1899. D’Eugène Delacroix au néo-impressionisme. French (Paris, France). New edition 1921.
New edition arranged by F. Cachin (Paris: Hermann, 1964).
Italian translation, Da Delacroix al neo-impressionismo (Naples, Italy, 1979).
Spanish translation by Julio E. Payró, De Eugenio Delacroix al neoimpresionismo (Buenos Aires: Poseidón, 1943).
{painting, arts}

WARHURST, B. W. 1899. A colour dictionary with about two hundred names of colours used in printing, etc., specially prepared for stamp collector. English (London, England). {terminology, dictionary}

 

1900

BACON, J. [1876-1931]. 1900 (after). The theory of colouring: being an analysis of the principles of contrast and harmony, in the arrangement of colours, with their application to the study of nature and hints on the composition of pictures. English (London, England: George Rowney & Co., Treatises on the Fine Arts Nr. 23). 24th edition 1925.
Dutch translation by I. van Nes, Kleurenleer, harmonie, contrasts en mengen der kleure (Antwerp, Belgium: Maeyen, 1942).
{aesthetics, harmony}

CHURCH, Arthur Herbert [1834-1915]. 1900. Chemistry of paints and painting. English (London, England). {applied chemistry, paints}

CROSS, Anson Kent [1862-?]. 1900. Color study, a manual for teachers and students. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Ginn & Co.).

DUCOS DU HAURON, Alcide. 1900 (circa). La photographie des couleurs et les découvertes de Louis Ducos du Hauron. French (Paris, France). {photography}

FAVRE, Louis [1868-?]. 1900. La musique des couleurs et les musiques de l’avenir. French (Paris, France: Schleicher fréres).

GARÇON, Jules. 1900 (circa). Répertoire général ou dictionnaire de bibliographie des industries tinctoriales des industries & anexes depuis les origines jusqu’a la fin de l’anne 1896. French (Paris, France: Gauthier-Villars). {dyeing, bibliography}

HURST, George Henry. 1900. Colour, a handbook of the theory of colour. English (London, England: Greenwood & Co.). {general, arts}

LESCLUZE, G. De. 1900. Les secrets du coloris relevés par l’étude comparée du spectre et de l’échelle harmonique sonore. French (France: J. de Maester).

PATERSON, David [?-1927]. 1900. The science of colour mixing a manual intended for the use of dyers, calico printers and colour chemists. English (London, England: Scott, Greenwood & Co.). {applied chemistry, dyeing}

SEIDLITZ, Woldemar von. 1900. Über Farbengebung. German (Stuttgart, Germany: W. Spemann).

SHELDON, Frederick Martin. 1900. The practical colorist; a pathfinder for the artist printer. English (Burlington, Vermont, USA: The Owl Press).

 

1901

BERGET, A. 1901. La photographie des couleurs par la méthode interferentielle de M. Lippmann. French (Paris, France). {photography}

EAVES, A. Osborne. 1901. The color cure. English (London, England: Philip Welby). {chromotherapy}

HURST, George Henry. 1901. Painter’s colours, oils, and varnishes, a practical manual. English (London, England). {painting}

LOEWENTHAL, Wilhelm M. 1901. Die slavischen Farbenbezeichnungen. German (Leipzig, Germany: A. Preis).

PATERSON, David [?-1927]. 1901. Colour matching on textiles: a manual intended for the use of dyers, calico printers and colour chemists. English (London, England: Scott, Greenwood & Co.). {dyeing, textiles}

RAEHLMANN, Eduard. 1901. Über Farbsehen und Malerei. German (Munich, Germany: E. Reinhardt).

 

1902

BERSCH, J. 1902. Lexicon der Farben Technik. German (Leipzig, Germany).

GLOTH, Walter. 1902. Das Spiel von den sieben Farben. German (Kaliningrad, Russia: Gräfe & Unzer).

PERRET, Auguste [1874-1954]. 1902. Couleurs minérales. French (Paris, France).

WARD, James. 1902-1903. Colour harmony and contrast for the use of art students, designers and decorators. English (London, England: Chapman & Hall). {aesthetics, harmony}

WILLMS, Johannes E. 1902. Eine Untersuchung über den Gebrauch der Farbenbezeichnungen in der Poesie Altenglands. German (Mu (Nich, Germany: J. Krick).

WOOD, Francis A. 1902. Color-names and their congeners: a semasiological investigation. English (Halle, Germany: Max Niemeyer). {philology, terminology}

 

1903

COZANET, Albert (pseudonym, Jean d’Udine). 1903. L’orchestration des couleurs, analyse, classification et synthèse mathématiques des sensations colorées. French (Paris, France).

JODIN, André. 1903. Etude comparative sur les noms des couleurs. French (Paris, France: Chevalier-Marescq).

MAYER, Arthur. 1903. Uber die Abhängigkeit der Farbenschwellen von der Adaptation. German (Freiburg, Germany: Speyer & Kaener).

VAN HELDEN, Caroline. 1903. A note on color for teachers of elementary schools. English (Springfield, Massachusetts, USA: M. Bradley & Co.).

VANDERPOEL, Emily Noyes [1842-1939]. 1903. Color problems: a practical manual for the lay student of color. English (New York, USA: Longmans, Green & Co.).

VIDAL, L. 1903. Traité de photochromie. French (Paris, France).

 

1904

CLIFFORD, Chandler Robbins [1858-1935]. 1904. The philosophy of color. English (New York, USA: Clifford & Lawton).

KÖNIG, Ernst. 1904. Die Farben-Photographie; eine gemeinverständ Darstellung der verschiedenen Verfahren nedst Anleitung zu ihrer Ausführung, Photographische Bibliotek vol. 19. German (Berlin, Germany: Schmidt). 2nd edition 1906.
English translation by E. J. Wall, Natural-color photography (London: Dawbarn & Ward, Ltd.).
{photography}

NAGEL, Willibald [1870-1911], ed. 1904. Die Physiologie der Sinne, III. German (Brunswick, Germany: Vieweg). {vision}

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1904. Malerbriefe. German (Leipzig, Germany: Hirzel).
English translation by A. W. Morse, Letters to a painter on the theory and practice of painting (New York: Ginn & Co., 1906).
{general, optics, applied chemistry, painting}

SCHULTZ, Wolfgang [1881-1936]. 1904. Das Farbenempfindungssystem der Hellenen. Mit drei farbigen Tafeln und Figuren im Text. German (Leipzig, Germany: Johann Ambrosius Barth). 7th edition (Leipzig: Akad Verlagsgesellschaft, 1931).

WIETHE, A. C. H. E. 1904. Dreifarbenphotographie nach der Natur, nach dem photochemischen Laboratorium der technischen Hochschule zu Berlin angewandten methoden. German (Halle, Germany: Wilhelm Knapp). 4th edition 1921. {photography}

WILEY, W. 1904. Influence of artificial colours on digestion and healt. English (Washington DC, USA).

 

1905

BAIRD, J. W. 1905. The color sensitivity of the peripheral retina. English (Washington DC, USA: Carnegie Institution). {vision, retina}

CORNELISON, R. W. 1905. Light, color, and color harmony. English (Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA: H. B. Wiggin’s Sons).

LICHTWARK, Alfred. 1905. Die erziehung der farbensinnes, 3rd edition. German (Berlin, Germany).

LOVIBOND, Joseph W. 1905. An introduction to the study of colour phenomena. English (London, England: E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.).

MUNSELL, Albert Henry [1858-1918]. 1905. A color notation. An illustrated system defining all colors and their relations by measured scales of hue, value, and chroma. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Ellis). 2nd edition 1907. 3rd edition 1913. 4th edition 1916. 5th edition and ff (Baltimore, Maryland: Munsell Color Company). 5th edition 1923. 9th edition 1941. 10th edition 1947. 11th edition 1961. 15th edition 1988. {order systems}

OBERTHUR, René, and Henri DAUTENAY. 1905. Répertoire de couleurs pour aider à la détermination de fleurs, de feuillages et de fruits. French (Paris, France: Société Française des Chrysanthémistes).

WICKERLIN, Jean-Baptiste. 1905. Le drap <escarlate> au Moyen-âge. Essai sur l’etymologie et la signification du mot écarlate et notes techniques sur la fabrication de ce drap de laine au Moyen-âge. French (Lyon, France).

WOOD, Robert Williams [1868-1955]. 1905. Physical optics. English (USA). 3rd edition (New York: MacMillan, 1934).

 

1906

BRASS, A. 1906. Untersuchungen über das Licht und die Farbe. German.

CÉZANNE, Paul [1839-1906]. 1906 (before). [Letters]. French (Aix-en-Provence, Paris, France: manuscript).
English translation by Marguerite Kay, Paul Cézanne, Letters (Oxford, England: Bruno Cassirer).
{arts, painting}

FRANKAU, Julia Davis. 1906. Eighteenth century colour prints: an essay on certain stipple engravers & their work in colour. English (London, England: MacMilton & Co.).

GENTELE, J. G. 1906. Lehrbuch der Farbenfabrikation. German (Brunswick, Germany).

HARDIE, Martin. 1906. English coloured books. English (London, England: The Connoisseur’s Library).

JORGENSEN, Charles Julius. 1906. The mastery of color: A simple and perfect color system, based upon the spectral colors, for educational purposes and practical use in the arts and crafts. English (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA: The author).

LEHMANN, Hans. 1906. Beitrage zur Theorie und Praxis der direkten Farbenphotographie mittels stehender Lichtwellen Lippmanns Methode. German (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany: Graph. Lehr). {photography}

OHRT, P., ed. 1906. Germania Farbtafeln für Postwertzeichen Sammler. German (Düsseldorf, Germany).

PREVIATI, Gaetano [1852-1920]. 1906. I principi scientifici del divisionismo. Italian (Turin, Italy: Fratelli Bocca). New edition 1929.
Spanish translation, La técnica de la pintura y el divisionismo (Buenos Aires: Argos).

SALA FRANCÉS, Emilio [1847-1910]. 1906. Gramática del color. Spanish. New edition (Zaragoza, Spain: Librería General, 1944). New edition (Valencia, Spain: Diputación de Valencia, Institución Alfonso El Magnánimo, 1999). {physiology, aesthetics, harmony}

 

1907

BAKER, Thomas T. 1907. The spectroscope: its uses in general analytic chemistry. English (London, England: Baillière). {spectroscopy, chemistry}

BARBER, Frank Louis [1877-?]. 1907. Binary combinations of tints and shades among themselves and with one another. English (Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto, Psychological Series vol. II Nr. 4).

CALMELS, H., and L.-P. CLERC. 1907. La reproduction photographique des couleurs. French (Paris, France). {photography}

CLIFFORD, Chandler Robbins [1858-1935]. 1907. Color value. English (New York, USA: Clifford & Lawton).

GOLDBERG, E. 1907. Farbenphotographie und Farbendruck. German (Leipzig, Germany). {photography}

GUSSOW, C. 1907. Maltechnische Winke und Erfahrungen. German (Munich, Germany: E. Reinhardt).

HEINE, Leopold [1870-?], and Lenz JENA. 1907. Über Farbensehen, besonders der Kunstmaler. German (Germany: A. Hartleben).

MUNSELL, Albert Henry [1858-1918]. 1907. Atlas of the Munsell Color System [a portfolio with 8 charts]. English (Malden, Massachusetts, USA: Wadsworth, Howland). New edition with 15 charts, 1915. {order systems, atlas}

ROSMANIT, J. 1907. Anleitung zur Feststellung der Farben. German (Vienna, Austria: Fr. Deuticke).

ROSMANIT, J. 1907. Zur Farbsinnprüfung im Eisenbahn- und Marinedienste. German (Vienna, Austria: Wilhelm Braumüller).

 

1908

DIX, David S. 1908. Complementarism, physical and psychical. English (Toronto, Canada: The University Library).

FORMANEK, J. 1908. Untersuchung and Nachweiss organischer Farbstoffe auf specktropischen Wege. German (Berlin, Germany: Springer).

HOLME, Charles. 1908. Colour photography and other recent developments of the art of the camera. English (London, England). {photography}

JEKYLL, G. 1908. Colour schemes for the flower garden. English (London, England: Country Life). {gardening}

KLINCKSIECK, Paul, and Th. VALETTE. 1908. Code des couleurs. French (Paris, France).

MUNSELL, Albert Henry [1858-1918]. 1899-1908. A. H. Munsell diary, vol. A: 1899 through May 1908 (typescript from Munsell’s notes relating to his color studies). {general}

TAYLOR, E. J. 1908. Colour-sense training and colour using. English (London, England: Blackie & Sons). New edition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: David Mc Kay Co., 1927).

UTITZ, Emil [1883-?]. 1908. Grundzüge der ästhetischen Farbenlehre. German (Stuttgart, Germany: Ferdinand Enke).

ZERR, G., and R. RÜBENCAMP. 1908 (before). [German title not available]. German.
English translation by C. Maer, A treatise on colour manufacture (London, England, 1908).

 

1909

EASTMAN KODAK. 1909. The photography of coloured objects. English (Rochester, New York, USA: Eastman Kodak). New edition 1935. {photography}

FOX DAVIES, Arthur Charles. 1909. Complete guide to heraldry. English (London, England: T. Nelson & Sons).

NAUMANN, Friedrich [1860-1919]. 1909. Form und Farbe. German (Berlin, Germany: Buchverlag den HILFE).

SALAMAN, Malcom Charles [1855-1940]. 1909. Old English colour prints, edited by Charles Holme. English (London, England; Paris, France; New York, USA: Offices of The Studio).

THAYER, Gerald Handerson [1863-?]. 1909. Concealing coloration in the animal kingdom; an exposition of the laws of disguise through color and pattern: being a summary of Abbot H. Thayer’s discoveries. English (New York, USA: MacMillan & Co.).

 

1910

BABBITT, Irving [1865-1933]. 1910. The new Laokoon: an essay on the confusion of the arts. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton Mifflin).

BURCH, R. M. 1910. Colour printing and colour printers; with a chapter on modern processes by W. Gamble, 2nd edition. English (London, England: Pitman). {reproduction devices, printing industry}

CHURCHWARD, Albert. 1910. The signs and symbols of primordial man. English (London, England: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.). 2nd edition (New York: Dutton, 1923).

GEIGEL, Robert. 1910. Licht und Farbe. German (Leipzig, Germany).

LAURIE, Arthur Pillans [1861-1949]. 1910. Greek and Roman methods of painting. English (Cambridge, England). {painting}

SANFORD, John Ithiel. 1910. Sanford’s manual of color. English (New York, USA: Hugh Kelly & Co.).

 

1911

ANDREWS, Emory Cobb. 1911. Color and its applications to printing. English (Chicago, USA: The Inland Printer Co.). {printing industry}

BENDER, Edwald. 1911. Über farbige Komposition; ein Beitrag zur Erkenntnis und Geschichte der Farbegebung. German (Eberswalde, Germany: A. Arendt).

DUVEEN, Edward J. 1911. Colour in the home; with notes on architecture, sculpture, painting, and upon decoration and good taste. English (London, England: Allen & Co.).
{interior design}

KATZ, David [1884-1953]. 1911. Die Erscheinungsweisen der Farben und ihre Beeinflussung durch die individuelle Erfahrung. German (Leipzig, Germany). 2nd edition with the title Der Aufbau der Farbwelt (Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1930).
English translation by R. B. MacLeod and C. W. Fox, The world of color (London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1935). Reprinted (New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1970).
{psychology, color perception}

LEWIS, Charles Thomas Couriney [1856-?]. 1911. The picture printer of the nineteenth century George Baxter, 1864-1967. English (London, England: S. Low, Marston & Co.).

PLEHN, Anna L. [1859-?]. 1911. Farbensymmetrie und farbenwechsel; prinzipien deutscher und italienischer farbenverteilung. German (Strasbourg, France: J. H. E. Heitz).

 

1912

BAUMANN, P., and O. PRASE. 1912. Baumann-Prase Farbenkarte. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). {charts}

BEAUMONT, Roberts. 1912. Colour in woven design, being a treatise on the science and technology of textile colouring (woollen, worsted, cotton and silk materials), 2nd edition. English (London, England: Whittaker & Co.). {dyeing, textiles}

GRÜNEWALD, Maria. 1912. Das Kolorit in der venezianischen malerei. German (Berlin, Germany: Bruno Cassirer).

GUTTMANN, Alfred. 1912. Die Wirklichkeit und ihr künstlerisches Abbild. German (Berlin, Germany: Paul Cassirer).

KANDINSKY, Wassily [1866-1944]. 1912. Über das Geistige in der Kunst. German (Munich, Germany: R. Piper).
New edition with an introduction by Max Bill (Bern: Benteli, 1965). New edition (Bern: Benteli, 1970).
English translation by Michael T. H. Sadleir, The art of spiritual harmony (London: Constable, 1914).
Retranslation by F. Golffing, M. Harrison and F. Ostertag, Concerning the spiritual in art (New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, 1947). New edition (New York: Dover, 1977).
Italian translation, Lo espirituale nell’arte (Milan: De Donato, 1968).
French translation by P. Volvoudt, Du spirituel dans l’art et dans la peinture en particulier (Paris: Denoël/Gonthier, 1976). New edition 1989.
Portuguese translation, Do espiritual na arte (Sao Paulo, Brazil: Martins Fontes, 1990).
Spanish translation, De lo espiritual en el arte (Labor, 1972).
Spanish translation by Ester Sanares (Madrid: Alianza, 1982). New edition (Barcelona: Barral, 1983).
Spanish translation by Genoveva Dieterich (Barcelona: Paidós, 1996).
Spanish translation by Meliana Trento, Sobre lo espiritual en el arte (Buenos Aires: NEED, 1997).
Swedish translation by Ulf Linde and Sonja Martinsson, Om det andliga i konsten (Gothenburg: Vinga Press, Konstakademiens Skriftserie 1).
{arts}

KÖLLNER, Hans. 1912. Die Störungen des Farbensinnes, ihre klinische Bedeutung und ihre Diagnose. German (Berlin, Germany: Karger).

MOREAU-VAUTHIER, Charles. 1912. The technique of painting, with a preface by Etienne Dinet. English (London, England: W. Heinemann). New edition (New York, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1928).

RAMÓN Y CAJAL, Santiago [1852-1934]. 1912. La fotografía de los colores. Bases científicas y reglas prácticas. Spanish (Madrid, Spain). New editions (Madrid: Clan, 1994, 1999). {photography}

RIDGWAY, Robert [1850-1929]. 1912. Color standards and color nomenclature. English (Washington DC, USA: The author). {charts, terminology}

RIMINGTON, Alexander Wallace. 1912. Colour-music, the art of mobile colour. English (London, England: Hutchinson & Co.).

ROSS, Denman Waldo [1853-1935]. 1912. On drawing and painting. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton Mifflin).

VALENTA, Eduard. 1912. Die photographie in natürlichen Farben mit besondered berücksichtigung des Lippmannschen verfahrens sowie jener methoden, welchebei einmaliger belichtung ein bild in farben liefern, 2nd edition. German (Halle, Germany: Wilhelm Knapp). {photography}

WAHL, André. 1912. L’industrie des matiéres colorantes organiques. French (Paris, France).

 

1913

ABNEY, William de Wiveleslie [1844-1920]. 1913. Researches in colour vision and the trichromatic theory. English (London, England: Longmans, Green & Co.). {physiology, vision}

BROWN, Bolton. 1913. The painter’s palette and how to master it. English (New York, USA: Baker & Taylor).

CRACE, John Dibblee [1838-1919]. 1913. The art of colour decoration; being an explanation of the purposes to be kept in view and the means of attaining them. English (London, England: B. T. Batsford; New York, USA: Scribner’s Sons). {interior design}

HARRISON, Jane Ellen. 1913. Ancient art and ritual. English (New York, USA: Henry Holt & Co.).

HATT, Joseph Arthur Henry [1861-?]. 1913. The colorist, designed to correct the commonly held theory that red, yellow, and blue are the primary colors, and to supply the much needed easy method of determinating color harmony; togheter with a system of color nomenclature and other practical information for artists and workers or designers in color, 2nd revised edition. English (New York, USA: Van Nostrand). 3rd edition 1925.

HELMUTH, Charles. 1913. Helmuth’s primary color combination chart. English (New York, USA: Kast & Khinger).

LINKO, Friedrich, and Emil ADAM. 1913. Die Malerfarben, mal und bidemittel, und ihre Verwendung in dor Maltechnik. German (Esslingen am Neckar, Germany).

MUNSELL, Albert Henry [1858-1918]. 1913. Color balance, illustrated. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: The author). {aesthetics, harmony}

ROSENSTIEHL, M. Auguste [1839-1916]. 1913. Traité de la couleur au point de vue physique, physiologique et esthétique. Comprenant l’exposé de l’état actuel de la question de l’harmonie des couleurs. French (Paris, France: Dunod et Pinat).
2nd edition updated by Julie Beaudeneau (Paris: Dunod, 1934).
{general, harmony}

 

1914

COLVILLE, W. W. J. 1914. Light and color. English (New York, USA: Macoy).

LAURIE, Arthur Pillans [1861-1949]. 1914. The pigments and mediums of the old masters. English (London, England: MacMillan & Co.). New edition 1949. {painting}

LOUMYER, Guy. 1914. Les traditions techniques de la peinture médiévale. French (Brussels, Belgium: G. Van Oest & Cie.). New edition (Liège, Belgium: Dynamo, 1943).

THOMPSON, Silvanus P. 1914. Radiations visibles et invisibles. French (Paris, France: Hermann et F.).

WARD, James. 1914. Colour decoration of architecture, treating on colour and decoration of the interiors and exteriors of buildings, with historical notices of the art and practice of colour decoration in Italy, France, Germany: and England. English (New York, USA: Dutton).
{architecture, interior design}

 

1915

ADAMS, Rayne. 1915. The use of color in home decoration with notes on one-color effects for the living room. English (New York, USA: Butterick).
{interior design}

CARPENTER, Henry Barrett [1861-1930]. 1915. Colour: a manual of its theory and practice. English (London, England: B. T. Batsford). 3rd edition 1933.

CARPENTER, Henry Barrett [1861-1930]. 1915. Suggestions for the study of colour. English (Rochdale, Lancashire, England: H. B. Carpenter). 2nd edition 1923.

LOVIBOND, Joseph W. 1915. Light and colour theories and their relation to light and colour standarization. English (London, England: X. & Y. N. Spon).

LUCKIESH, Matthew [1883-?]. 1915. Color and its applications. English (New York, USA: Van Nostrand). 2nd revised edition with the addition of a new chapter, 1921.

MALEVICH, Kazimir Severinovich [1878-1935]. 1915-1926 (inter). [Texts on color and light]. Russian (Russia).
French posthumous edition, La lumière et la couleur: textes de 1915 à 1926 (Lausanne, Switzerland, 1981).
New French edition translated from the Russian by Jean-Claude Marcandé and Sylviane Siger, with a preface by Jean-Claude Marcandé (Paris, France: L’Age d’Homme, 1993).
{arts}

MITRI, A. de. 1915. La fabricazione delle materie coloranti. Italian (Turin, Italy).

PARSONS, John Herbert. 1915. An introduction to the study of colour vision. English (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press). 2nd edition 1924. {perception, vision}

PATERSON, David [?-1927]. 1915. Textile colour mixing. English (London, England).

PHILLIPPS, Lisle March. 1915. Form and colour. English (London, England: Duckworth).

UNDERWOOD, N., and T. V. SULLIVAN. 1915. The chemistry and technology of printing inks. English (New York, USA).

 

1916

FORICHON, F. 1916. La couleur, ses manifestations, son rôle dans les arts, ses harmonies; manuel du coloriste. French (Paris, France).

GANSWINDT, A. 1916. Die Gerb und Farb-Extracte. German (Leipzig, Germany).

HIGGINS, S. H. 1916. Dyeing in Germany: and America, 2nd edition. English (Manchester, England). {dyeing}

HUFFEL, E. G. Van. 1916. Coloritto, bijdrage tot de geschiedenis van de kunat... met een, herdrek van het boekje van J. C. Le Blon. Dutch (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

IRWIN, Beatrice. 1916. The new science of colour. English (London, England: Rider & Sons).

LUCKEY, Bertha M. 1916. The specific brightness of colors. English (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA: The University of Nebraska).

MACH, Ernst [1838-1916]. 1916. Die Prinzipien der physikalischen Optik. German. Posthumous edition (Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1921).
English translation by John S. Anderson and A. F. A. Young, The principles of physical optics (New York: Dover, 1926).

MAIRET, E. M. 1916. A book on vegetable dyeing. English (London, England). {dyeing}

MARATTA, H. G. 1916. The Maratta scales of artists’ oil pigments. English (New York, USA).

NAMIAS, Rodolfo. 1916. La fotografia in colori, l’autocromia, ecc. Italian (Milan, Italy).
Spanish translation by Antonio Revenga Carbonell, La fotografía en colores. La autocromía y procedimientos con placas de mosaico en general (Madrid: Bailly-Bailliere, 1925).
{photography}

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1916. Die Farbenfibel. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). 7th edition 1922. New edition 1924. A total of 15 editions until 1931.
English version edited by Faber Birren, The color primer; a basic treatise on the color system of Wilhelm Ostwald (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1969).

ROSE, F. 1916. Die Mineralfarben. German (Berlin, Germany).

SPELTZ, Alexander. 1916. The coloured ornament of all historical styles. English (Leipzig, Germany).

 

1917

BLAAUW, A. H. 1917. De tropische natuur in schetsen en kleuren. Dutch (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Koloniaal Instituut).

BOUASSE, H. 1917. Vision et reproduction des formes et des couleurs. French (Paris, France).

HURST, George Henry. 1917. A dictionary of chemical and raw products used in the manufacture of paints, colours, varnishes and allied preparations. English (London, England). {applied chemistry, paints, dictionary}

ISHIHARA, Shinobu [1879-1963]. 1917. Tests for colour blindness. English (Tokyo, Japan: Handaya). 7th edition (Tokyo: Kanahara, 1936). 10th revised edition (Tokyo: Nippon Isho, 1951). 11th edition 1954. New edition (Tokyo: Kanehara, 1969). New edition 1973. New edition with 24 plates, 1989. New edition 1992. {vision, color vision defects}

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1917. Der Farbenatlas. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). {order systems, atlas}

 

1918

BOLL, F. 1918. Antike Beobachtungen farbiger Sterne. German (Germany: Abhandlungen der königliche Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische, Philologische und Historische Klasse, XXX, I).

CRAIG, Katherine Taylor. 1918. The fabric of dreams. English (New York, USA: Dutton), New edition (London: Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1920).

GUERLIN, Henri [1867-?]. 1918. L’art enseigné par les mâitres. La couleur; choix de textes précédés d’une étude par Henri Guerlin. French (Paris, France: H. Laurens).

HOPE, William Henry St. John [1854-?], and Edward G. Cuthbert F. ATCHLEY. 1918. English liturgical colours. English (London, England: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge). {religion, liturgy}

LUCKIESH, Matthew [1883-?]. 1918. The language of color. English (New York, USA: Dodd, Mead & Co.). New edition (New York: ISCC, 1920).

MUNSELL, Albert Henry [1858-1918]. 1908-1918. A. H. Munsell diary, vol. B: 1908 through February 1918 (typescript from Munsell’s notes relating to his color studies). {general}

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1918. Die Farbenlehre, I: Mathetische Farbenlehere. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). New edition 1923.
English translation by J. Scott Taylor, Colour science, a handbook for advanced students in schools, colleges and the various arts, crafts and industries depending on the use of colour, 2 vols. Vol. 1, Colour theory and colour standardisation. Vol. 2, Applied colour science (London: Winsor & Newton, 1931-1933).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1918. Goethe, Schopenhauer und die Farbenlehre. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1919. Die Farbenlehre, II: Physikalische Farbenlehere. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). 2nd edition 1923.

OVIO, Giuseppe. 1918. L’ottica di Euclide. Italian (Milan, Italy: Hoepli). {optics}

PERKIN, A. G., and A. E. EVEREST. 1918. The natural organic coloring matters. English (London, England: Longmans, Green & Co.).

POOL, Reverend John J. 1919. Colour and health. English (London, England: Cope and Fenwick). Reprinted (Kessinger Publishing’s Rare Reprints). {health, chromotherapy}

SNOW, Bonnie E., and Hugo B. FROEHLICH. 1918. The theory and practice of color. English (New York, USA: Prang).

WEINBERG, Louis [1885-?]. 1918. Color in everyday life; a manual for lay students, artisans and artists; the principles of color combination and color arrangement, and their applications in dress, home, business, the theatre and community play. English (New York, USA: Moffat, Yard, & Co.).

WILDER, Louise Beede. 1918. Colour in my garden. English (Garden City, New York, USA: Doubleday, Page & Co.). {gardening}

 

1919

FROHNE, Henry W., Alice F. JACKSON, and Bettina JACKSON. 1919. Color schemes for the home and model interiors. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Lippincott; Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA: The Dean-Hicks Company).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1919. Der Farbkörper und seine Anwendung zur Herstellung farbiger Harmonien. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). 2nd revised edition, 1926.

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1919. Die Farbschule. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1919. Einführung in die Farbenlehre. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma).

PETERSEN, P. 1919. Goethe und Aristoteles. German (Berlin, Germany).

RICCIARDI, Achille. 1919. Il teatro del colore. Estetica del dopoguerra. Italian (Milan, Italy: Facchi).

ROSS, Denman Waldo [1853-1935]. 1919. The painter’s palette; a theory of tone relations, an instrument of expression. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton Mifflin).

VERANI, Giovanni. 1919. Combinazione ed armonia dei colori. Note tecniche per gli allievi impressori tipografi. Italian (Milan, Italy: Stabilimento per le Arti Grafiche Alfieri & Lacroix).

 

1920

EDRIDGE-GREEN, Frederick William. 1920. The physiology of vision, with special reference to colour blindness. English (London, England: Bell & Sons). {vision, color vision defects}

GERARD, Gaston. 1920. Mélanges et associations de couleurs. French (Paris, France: S. Borneman).

GREEN, A. G. 1920. The analysis of dyestuffs, 3rd edition. English (London, England). {applied chemistry, colorants}

HEIN, Alois Raimund [1852-?]. 1920. Kurzgefasster, praktischer Abrisa der Farbenlehre. Für Zeichner, Laler un Kunsthandwerker und für den Schulgebrauch. German (Vienna, Austria: Walter de Gruyter).

JAMES, H. Francis, and Edna G. BENSON. 1920. Color tablet; practical problems in applied color. English (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA: The Bruce Publishing Co.).

MATTHEWS, J. M. 1920. Application of dyestuffs to textiles, paper, etc. English (New York, USA). {dyes}

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1920. Der Farbnormenatlas. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma). {order systems, atlas}

WIEDMER, Heinrich. 1920. Kritische und experimentelle Studien über die Pigmentierung des integuments mit besonderer Berücksichtigung ihres Zusammenhanges mit der Wiederstandskraft und der Leistung unserer Haustiere. German (Säckingen am Rhein, Germany: G. Mehr).

 

1921

BERNSTEIN, Martha. 1921. Die Schoenheit der Farbe in der Kunst und im täglichen Leben. German (Munich, Germany: Delphin).
English translation by R. Granger Watkin, Colour in art and daily life (New York: R. M. McBride & Co., 1928).

CLELAND, Thomas Maitland [1880-1964]. 1921. A practical description of the Munsell color system, with suggestions for its use. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Munsell Color Company). {order systems}

CONROY, Ellen. 1921. The symbolism of colour. English (London, England: Rider & Sons).

ENGELHARDT, Rudolf A [1886-?]. 1921. Der Farbenreiz im Druckwerk; ein Ratgeber für alle, die im graphischen Gewerbe farbig schaffen. Zugleich Versuch einer Systematik der Farbnharmonie und der Werbekraft der Farben, 2nd edition. German (Leipzig, Germany: J. Mäser).

LAUBE, Eizens [1880-?]. 1921. Kràsu un formu logika  (Riga, Latvia: Ekonomists).

MUNSELL, Albert Henry [1858-1918], and Thomas Maitland CLELAND [1880-1964]. 1921. A grammar of color. English (Mittineague, Massachusetts, USA: Strathmore Paper Company). New edition annotated by Faber Birren (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1969). {harmony, order systems}

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1921. Die Grundlagen der messenden Farbenlehre. German (Leipzig, Germany: Johann Ambrosius Barth).

RORSCHACH, Hermann [1884-1922]. 1921. Psychodiagnostik. German (Bern, Switzerland: Hans Hubert).
English translation, Psychodiagnostics. A diagnostic test based on perception (Bern, Switzerland: Hans Hubert, 1942).
Italian translation, Psicodiagnostica (Rome: Kappa, 1981).
Spanish translation, Psicodiagnóstico (Buenos Aires: Paidós, 1972).
{psychology}

STEINER, Rudolf [1861-1925]. 1921. Das Wesen der Farben. German (Dornach, Switzerland). New edition (Stuttgart, Germany, 1959). New edition (Dornach, Switzerland: Rudolf Steiner Verlag, 1973).
English translation, Colour: three lectures given in Dornach, 6th to 8th May, 1921, with extracts from his note-books (London: Rudolf Steiner Press, 1970). New edition 1996.
French translation by Henriette Bideau, Nature des couleurs: conférences faites à Dornach les 6-7-8 mai 1921 et entre 1914 et 1924 (Geneva, Switzerland: Éd.
Antroposophiques Romandes, 1987).
Italian translation, L’essenza dei colori: tre conferenze tenute a Dornach il 6, 7 e 8 maggio 1921, seguite da altre nove conferenze riguardanti l’argomento dei colori, tratte da volumi diversi e tenute negli anni dal 1914 al 1924 (Milan: Editrice Antroposofica, 1977).
{philosophy, arts, aesthetics}

 

1922

AUDSLEY, George Ashdown [1838-1925]. 1922. Colour harmony in dress. English (New York, USA: R. M. McBride & Co.). {dress, fashion, aesthetics}

BÜHLER, Karl [1879-1963]. 1922. Die Struktur der Wahrnehmungen, vol. 1 of Handbuch der Psychologie. German (Leipzig, Germany: G. Fischer). {perception}

CREECH, James E. 1922. Presswork lecture “The theory of color as applied to the graphics arts”. English (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA: Carnegie Institute of Technology). {graphic arts}

GIBBONS, Stanley. 1922. Colour guide for stamp collectors. English (London, England).

LOUMYER, Guy. 1922. L’outillage et le matériel du peintre dé l’antiquité grecque et romaine. French (Brussels, Belgium).

LOVELL, Richard Goulburn. 1922. Courage in colour, applied to personal attire and home surroundings; a simple exposition based upon the balanced primaries. English (London, England: C. Griffin & Company).

MULDER, N. E. 1922. The “Green Ray” or “Green Flash”. English (The Hague, The Netherlands).

MULLER-BORE, Kaete. 1922. Stilistische untersuchungen zum Farbwort und zur vermendung der farbe in der alteren en griechischen poesie. German (Berlin, Germany: E. Ebering).

PEDDIE, W. 1922. Colour vision. English (London, England: Arnold).

PODESTÁ, Hans. 1922. Die Farbenlehre, IV: Physiologische Farbenlehre. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma).

POPE, Arthur [1880-1974]. 1922. Tone relations in painting. English (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press). New edition 1927.

SCHUMANN, K. B. 1922. Die Farben als Charackterisierungsmittel in den Dichtungen des Vergil und Horaz. German (Erlangen, Germany: University of Erlangen).

WALL, Edward John. 1922. Practical color photography. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: American Photographic Publishing). {photography}

 

1923

BEARN, J. G. 1923. The chemistry of paints, pigments, and varnishes. English (London, England). {applied chemistry, paints}

BOIGEY, Maurice de. 1923. La science des couleurs et l’art du peintre, with a preface by J. F. Bouchor. French (Paris, France: Alcan).
English translation by J. B. Hewitt, The science of colours and the art of the painter (London: J. Bale, Sons & Danielsson, 1925).

BOWMAN, W. O. 1923. Paints and colours: how to mix and use them. English (London, England). {paints}

CUTLER, Carl Gordon, and Stephen C. PEPPER. 1923. Modern color. English (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press).

GOODYEAR, A. A. 1923. Paint and stain formulas. English (Carlisle, Virginia, USA).

HOUSTON, Robert A. 1923. Light and colour. English (London, England: Longmans, Green & Co.). {general}

ILLGNER, Franz. 1923. Der Farbenharmonie-Sucher B in Anwendung der Farbenlehre Prof. W. Ostwald. German (Berlin, Germany).

KING, J. L. 1923. Color mixing guide. English (New York, USA).

LUCKIESH, Matthew [1883-?]. 1923. Light and color in advertising and merchandising. English (New York, USA: Van Nostrand). {advertising}

MARTIN, L. C., and W. GAMBLE. 1923. Colour and methods of colour reproduction. English (New York, USA).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1923. Die Harmonie der Farben. German (Leipzig, Germany: Unesma).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1923. Farbkunde. German (Leipzig, Germany: Hirzel).

SARGENT, Walter [1868-1927]. 1923. The enjoyment and use of color. English (New York, USA: Scribner’s Sons). Republished with revisions and new material (New York: Dover, 1964).

STEVENS, Ernest J. 1923. Light, colors, tones and nature’s finest forces. Marvelous discoveries basic and active principles. English (San Francisco, USA: E. J. Stevens Light, Color and Tone Research Laboratory).

THORPE, J. F., and C. K. INGOLD. 1923. Synthetic colouring matters. Vat colours. English (London, England: Longmans, Green & Co.). {colorants}

TRILLICH, Heinrich. 1923. Das deutsche Farbenbuch; unter Berücksichtigung der bisherigen Vorarbeiten und Beschlüsse als Entwurf. German (Munich, Germany: B. Heller).

WEBER, Frederick W. 1923. Artists’ pigments; their chemical and physical properties. English (New York, USA: Van Nostrand).

 

1924

BALL, Hylda Rhodes. 1924. The psychology & tradition of colour. English (London, England: C. W. Daniel).

BOUARD, A. 1924. La couleur; physique et harmonie. French (Lausanne, Switzerland: Librairie Nouvelle de Lausanne).

CIE (Commission Internationale de l’Éclairage) [1913-]. 1924. Compte Rendu des Séances, 6me Session, Geneva, 1924. French, English (Paris, France: CIE). {general, lighting}

COFFIGNIER, Ch. 1924. Couleur et peintures. Encyclopédie de chimie industrielle. French (Paris, France: Baillière et fils). {applied chemistry, paints}

ENGELHARDT, Rudolf A. [1886-?]. 1924. Farben-Klänge und Farben-Harmonien; praktische Farbenharmonielehre für das graphische Gewerbe nebst 34 Tafeln buchgewerblicher Arbeiten nach Entwürfen des Verfassers. German (Leipzig, Germany: J. Mäser).

GLOAG, John. 1924. Colour and comfort. English (London, England: Duckworth).

HIGGINS, S. H. 1924. History of bleaching. English (London, England).

JACOBS, Michel [1877-?]. 1924. The art of colour. English (Garden City, New York, USA: Doubleday, Page & Co.). 3rd edition (Rumson, New Jersey: Primatic Art Co., 1948). 5th edition 1956.

LAURENCE, Frederic. 1924. Color in architecture. English (New York, USA: National Terracotta Society). {architecture}

MacDONALD-WRIGHT, Stanton [1890-?]. 1924. A treatise on color. English (Los Angeles, USA). Reprinted in the catalog of the exposition: The art of Stanton MacDonald-Wright, with an introduction by David W. Scott (Washington: Smithsonian Press, National Collection of Fine Art, 1967). {general, arts, aesthetics, harmony}

MILLIAR, A. 1924. Scrumbling & colour gazing, 2nd edition. English (London, England).

MÜLLER, Georges Elias. 1924. Darstellung und Erklärung der verschiedenen Typen der Farbenblindheit nebst Erörterung der Funktion des Stabchenapparates sowie des Farbesinns der Biene und der Fische. German (Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht). {vision}

RINOLDI, Luigi. 1924. Estetica scientifica delle combinazioni dei colori con speciale applicazione alle arti industriali. Italian (Italy: Biella).

ROWE, Frederick Maurice, ed. [?-1946]. 1924. Colour index. English (Bradford, York, England: Society of Dyers and Colourists). Supplement, 1928. {applied chemistry, colorants}

SOLON, Léon Victor [1872-?]. 1924. Polychromy: architectural and structural theory and practice, with an introduction by Ralph Adams Cram. English (New York, USA: The Architectural Record). {architecture}

STEVENS, Ernest J. 1924. Science of colors and rhythm. English (San Francisco, USA: The author).

WEBER, Frederick W. 1924. The history, chemistry and technology of artists’ colors. English (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).

 

1925

ALLESCH, Gustav Johannes von [1882-?]. 1925. Die ästhetische Erscheinungsweise der Farben. German (Berlin, Germany: Springer).

BAILEY, Henry Turner, and Ethel POOL. 1925. Symbolism for artists: creative & appreciative. English (Worcester, Massachusetts, USA: The Davis Press). 2nd edition 1928. {aesthetics}

CARY, D. F. 1925. Colour mixing and paint work, a practical manual for painters, sign writers, artists, colourmen. English (London, England: Technical Press).

COLLINS, Mary. 1925. Colour blindness. With a comparison of different methods of testing colour-blindness. English (London, England: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.; New York, USA: Harcourt, Brace & Co.). {vision, color vision defects}

JACOBS, Michel [1877-?]. 1925. The study of color, with lessons and exercises. English (New York, USA: Van Nostrand). 5th edition (Rumson, New Jersey: Primatic Art Co., 1948). 6th edition 1956.

LÁSZLÓ, Alexander. 1925. Die Farblichtmusik. German (Leipzig, Germany: Breitkopf und Härtel).

RONCHETTI, Giuseppe [?-1925?]. 1925. La composizione della tinte nella pittura. Italian (Milan, Italy).

THOMPSON, R. C. 1925. On the chemistry of the ancient Assyrians. English (London, England).

TOCH, Maximilian [1864-?]. 1925. The chemistry and technology of paints, 3rd edition. English (New York, USA). {applied chemistry, paints}

WALL, Edward John. 1925. The history of three-color photography. English (Boston, Massachusetts, USA: American Photographic Publishing). {photography}

WUNDERLICH, E. 1925. Die Bedeutung der roten Farbe in Kultus des Griechen und Römer, erläutert mit Berücksichtigung entsprechende Bräuche bei anderen Völken. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten XX, 1. German (Giessen, Germany: Töpelmann).

 

1926

DESHAIRS, L. 1926. Intérieurs en couleurs. French (Paris, France). {interior design}

HODGES, Myrtis. 1926. Life interpreted through color. English (Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA: The Elisabeth Towne Co.). New edition (London: L. N. Fowler & Co.).

IONIDES, Basil. 1926. Colour and interior decoration. English (London, England: Country Life). {interior design}

JENNINGS, Arthur Seimour. 1926. Paint & colour mixing. A practical handbook for painters, decorators, paint manufactures, artists, and all who have to mix colours, 7th edition. English (London, England: E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.; New York, USA: Spon & Chamberlain).

KANDINSKY, Wassily [1866-1944]. 1926. Punkt und Linie zu Fläche. Beitrage zur Analyse der malerischen Elemente. German (Dessau, Germany: Bauhaus).
English translation by Howard Dearstyne and Hilla Rebay, Point and line to plane (New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1947). Re-publication (New York: Dover, 1979).
French translation, Point-ligne-plan (Paris: Denoël, 1970).
Spanish translation, Punto y línea sobre el plano: contribución al análisis de los elementos pictóricos (Barcelona: Barral, 1971). New edition 1984. New edition (Barcelona: Paidós, 1998).
{painting, aesthetics, harmony}

KNIGHTS, Charles C. 1926. Colour in advertising an merchandising display. English (London, England: Crosby Lockwood & Son). {advertising}

LAURIE, Arthur Pillans [1861-1949]. 1926. The painter’s methods and materials. English (London, England). New edition (New York: Dover, 1967). {painting}

LUCKIESH, Matthew [1883-?], and A. J. PACINI. 1926. Light and health. English (Baltimore, Maryland, USA: The Williams & Wilkins Co.).

LYTHGOE, R. J. 1926. Ilumination and visual capacities (a review of recent litterature), report of the Committee upon Physiology of Vision, Privy Council, Medical Research Council. English (London, England: Medical Research Council, Special Report Series Nr. 104).

MAYER, Max, P. BONOMI DA MONTE, and A. MIATELLO. 1926. Colori vernici e loro principali applicazioni. Italian (Milan, Italy).

McADORY, Margaret. 1926. Color in painting, a portfolio of eight leaflets with notes on the use of color in the paintings wich are reproduced in direct color from the originals. English (New York, USA: The author).

SANDER, C. G. 1926. Colour in health and disease. English (London, England: C. W. Daniel & Co.). {health, chromotherapy}

WALSH, John W. T. 1926. Photometry. English (London, England: Constable & Co.). 2nd edition 1953. New edition (New York: Dover, 1965).

 

1927

ARGELANDER, Annelies. 1927. Das Farbenhören und der synästhetische Faktor der Wahrnehmung. German (Jena, Germany: G. Fischer). {psychology, sensation, perception}

BRITISH ENGINEERING STANDARD ASOCIATION. 1927. Draft British standard schedule of colours for ready-mixed paints. English (London, England).

HAACK, H. 1927. Experimental-deskriptive Psychologie der Bewegungen, Konfigurationen und Farben unter Verwendung der Flimmerphänomens. German (Berlin, Germany).

HIRSCHFELD, Ludwig. 1927. Farbenlichtspiele. German (Leipzig, Germany).

LEUSCHNER. 1927. Key to color harmony. English (Los Angeles, USA: Educational Color Research Bureau).

LEVENGOOD, Sidney L. 1927. The use of color in the verse of the Pleiade. A dissertation presented to the Faculty of Princeton, Paris. English (Paris, France: Presses Universitaires de France).

MATTHAEI, Rupprecht [1895-?]. 1927. Die Welt der Farbe. German (Bonn, Germany).

MEYER, K. 1927. Die Bedeutung der weissen Farbe im Kultus der Griechen und Römer. German (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany: K. Henn).

MONCLIEFFE, Mona. 1927 (circa). The magic of colour harmony in dress. English (Sydney, Australia: Barbergald’s, Ltd.).

OVIO, Giuseppe. 1927. La scienza dei colori. Visione dei colori. Italian (Milan, Italy: Hoepli). Reprint (Milan: Istituto Editoriale Cisalpino-Goliardica, 1979).
French translation, La vision des couleurs (Paris: Alcan, 1932).

ROOD, Roland [1863-1927]. 1927 (before). Color and light in painting, edited by George L. Stout. English (New York, USA: Columbia University Press). New edition 1941.

SARGENT, Frederick Le Roy [1868-?]. 1927. Working system of color for students of art and nature. English (New York, USA: Henry Holt & Co.).

WALLACE, Florence Elizabeth. 1927. Color in Homer and in ancient art, preliminary studies. English (Northampton, Massachusetts, USA: Smith College, Classical Studies 9).

WELLING, Jane Betsey [1896-?]. 1927. More color for you: color study developed by the experimental method. English (Chicago, USA: The Abbot Educational Company).

 

1928

ALMACK, Mary Ruth. 1928. A quantitative study of chromatic adaptation. English (Princeton, New Jersey; Albany, New York, USA: Psych. Rev. Co., PhD thesis).

BIRREN, Faber [1900-1988]. 1928. Color in vision. English (Chicago, USA: C. V. Ritter).

BOSSERT, Helmuth Theodor [1889-1956]. 1928. An encyclopaedia of colour decoration from the earliest times to the middle of the XIX century, with explanatory text by Helmuth Bossert. English (New York, USA: E. Weyhe). {interior design}

DESBLEDS, L. Blin. 1928. Exact color matching and specifying. French (Paris, France: Technological and Industrial Service).

GOLDSCHMIDT, R. H. 1928. Postulat der Farbwandelspiele. German (Heidelberg, Germany).

JANA (pseudonym). 1928. Vibration of colour. English (Pass-a-Grille, Florida, USA).

LEWIS, Charles Thomas Couriney [1856-?]. 1928. The story of picture printing in England: during the Nineteenth century; or forty years of wood and stone. English (London, England: S. Low, Marston & Co.).

LITTLEJOHNS, John [1874-?]. 1928. The essential colour system; its use and value. English (London, England: Winsor & Newton).

MARTINI, Herbert E. 1928. Color. English (Pelham, New York, USA: Bridgman). 3rd edition 1930.

MISKELLA, W. J. 1928. Practical color simplified. English (Chicago, USA: Finishing Research Laboratory).

RANKIN, Herbert A. 1928. Simple lessons in colour. English (London, England).

REISER, Oliver Leslie. 1928. The alchemy of light and colour. English (New York, USA: Norton & Co.).

RUXTON, Philip, Inc. 1928. Ink secrets for pressmen. English (New York, USA: Philip Ruxton, Inc.). {printing industry, graphic arts}

SJÖBLOM, A. 1928. Die koloristische Entwicklung in der niederländischen Malerei des XV und XVI Jahrhunderts. German.

TOMPKINS, A. George. 1928. Pastel for the standards. English (London, England: Pitman & Sons).

WAGNER, Günther. 1928. Die Welt der Farben. German (Hannover, Germany: G. Wagner).

WAGNER, Hans [1887-1948]. 1928. Die Körperfarben. German (Stuttgart, Germany).

 

1929

BLUM, Paul, and E. SCHAAFF. 1929. Le daltonisme: son importance pratique, ses formes cliniques, son diagnostic. French (Paris, France: Masson et Cie.). {vision, color vision defects}

BUSSET, Maurice [1880-?]. 1929. La technique moderne du tableau et le procédés secrets des grands coloristes des XIe XVIe et XVIIe siècles recueillis et restitués par un homme du métier. Édition arnée de dessins et de gravures de l’auteur de nombreuses reproductions d’aprés les maítres. French (Paris, France: Delagrave).

COOPER, F. G. 1929. Munsell manual of color. English (Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Munsell Color Company).

GILLUM, Lulu Williams. 1929. Color secrets. English (Kirksville, Missouri, USA: The Journal Printing Company).

HEATON, Augustus George [1844-1930]. 1929. Color; a treatise. English (Columbia, South Carolina, USA: R. L. Bryan).

HESSEY, J. Dodson. 1929. Colour in the treatment of disease. English (London, England: Rider & Co.).

HEUCK, Ellen. 1929. Die Farbe in der französischen Kunsttheorie des 17 Jahrhunderts. German (Strasbourg, France: J. H. E. Heitz).

LADD-FRANKLIN, Christine [1847-1930]. 1929. Colour vision and colour theories. English (New York, USA: Harcourt, Brace & Co.). Facsimilar edition (New York: Arno Press, 1973). New edition (London, England: Routledge, 1999).

MONROE, Marion [1898-?]. 1929. The drawings and color preference of young children. English (Chicago, USA: University of Chicago, typescript). {psychology, color perception}

MUNSELL COLOR COMPANY. 1929. Munsell book of color, defining, explaining, and illustraiting the fundamental characteristics of color; a revision and extension of “The atlas of the Munsell color system” by A. H. Munsell. English (Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Munsell Color Company). New edition 1942.
New edition, Munsell book of color, neighboring hues edition, matte finish collection (Baltimore, Maryland: Munsell Color Company, 1970).
New edition, Munsell book of color, glossy finish collection (Baltimore, Maryland: Munsell Color Company, Macbeth Division of Kollmorgen Corporation, 1976). New edition (New Windsor, New York: GretagMacbeth, 1999).
{order systems, atlas}

PANIAGUA PAJARES, Gudelio. 1929. Técnica del colorido. Spanish (Madrid, Spain: Espasa-Calpe).

POPE, Arthur [1880-1974]. 1929. An introduction to the language of drawing and painting, 2 vols. English (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press).

POPE, Arthur [1880-1974]. 1929. The painter’s terms. English (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press).

POPE, Arthur [1880-1974]. 1929-1931. The painter’s modes of expression. English (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press).

SIMONS, James E., and E. C. HUSTAED. 1929. Colorology. English (Portland, Oregon, USA: Pacific College of Chromatics, Interior Decorating and the Arts).

TINLEY, HUMPHREYS, and IRVING. 1929. Colour planning of the garden. English (London, England). {gardening}

WRIGHT, Richardson Little [1887-?], and Margaret McELROY, eds. 1929. House and garden’s book of color schemes, containing over two hundred color schemes and three hundred illustrations of halls, living rooms, dining rooms, bed chambers, sun rooms, roofs, garden rooms, kitchens and baths; the characteristic colors of each decorative period; how to select a color scheme, with unusual treatments for painter furniture and floors; a portfolio of crystal rooms and eight pages of unusual interiors in color. English (New York, USA: The Condé Nast Publications). {interior design, gardening}

YOE, J. H. 1928-1929. Photometric chemical analysis (colorimetry and nephelometry), 2 vols. English (New York, USA: John Wiley & Sons).

 

1930

BAUMANN, A. F. 1930. Eighteen thousand color combinations. English (New York, USA: Helburn).

BIEMA, Carry van. 1930. Farben und Formen als lebendige Kräfte. German (Jena, Germany: Eugen Diederichs). Reprinted 1997.

BÜHLER, Hans Adolf. 1930. Das innere Gesetz der Farbe. German (Leipzig, Germany: Paul List Verlag).

CHASE, Joseph Cummings. 1930. An artist talks about color. English (New York, USA: John Wiley & Sons).

FEULNER, Adolf. 1930. Farbige raumkunst der vergangenheit. Ansichten aus deutschen schlössern und bürgerhäusern. German (Stuttgart, Germany: Bauformen-bibliothek).

FISCHER, Martin Henry [1879-?]. 1930. The permanent palette. English (Mountain Lake Park, Maryland, USA: National Publishing Society). {arts}

GATHERCOAL, E. N., ed. 1930. Color names in the US Pharmacopoeia and in the arts, sciences and industries. English (Chicago, USA: US Pharmacopeia, Committee of Revision, Suplement to the circulars). {terminology}

GIDONI, G. I. 1930. Iskusstvo sveta i iveta [The art of light and color]. Russian (Leningrad, Russia: The author). {aesthetics}

DINSHAH (pseudonym of Dinshah P. GHADIALI) [1873-1966]. 1930. Healing triangle of light. English (Malaga, New Jersey, USA: Spectro-Chrome Institute). {health, chromotherapy}

IREDELL, C. E. 1930. Colour and cancer. English (London, England: H. K. Lewis & Co.).

IRWIN, Beatrice. 1930. The gates of light, a record of progress in the engineering of colour and light. English (London, England: Rider & Co.).

JAENSCH, Erich R. 1930. Eidetic imagery. English (London, England: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.).

JAENSCH, Erich R. 1930. Über Grundfragen der Farbenpsychologie. German (Leipzig, Germany).

KLEIN, Adrian Bernard Leopold [1892-?]. 1930. Colour music: the art of light. English (London, England: Crosby Lockwood & Son). 3rd enlarged edition, Colored light: an art and medium (London: Technical Press, 1937).

MAERZ, Aloys John [1885-?], and Marshall Rea PAUL. 1930. A dictionary of color. English (New York, USA: McGraw-Hill). 2nd edition 1950.

MÜLLER, Georges Elias. 1930. Über die Farbenempfindungen; psychophysische untersuchungen. German (Leipzig, Germany: Johann Ambrosius Barth). {vision}

PAUL, Marshall Rea, and K. J. BOWMAN. 1930 (circa). Color in colonial times. English (New York, USA: National Lead Company).

PETIOT, André. 1930. Son et couleur. Trichomie harmonique des fonctions tonales. French (Dieppe, France: Imprimerie La Vigie).

PHLEPS, Hermann. 1930. Die farbige architektur bei den Römern und im Mittelalter. German (Berlin, Germany). {architecture, history}

STOKES, Adrian Durham. 1930. Colour and form. English (London, England: Faber & Faber). New edition 1937, 1950.

 

1931

ANDRES, L. E. 1931. Oil colours and printers’ inks. English (London, England). {printing industry}

DAVIS, R., and K. S. GIBSON. 1931. Filters for the reproduction of sunlight and daylight and the determination of color temperature. English (Washington DC, USA: National Bureau of Standards, Miscellaneous Publication 114).

ELLIS, Havelock [1859-1939]. 1931. The color sense in literature. English (London, England: The Ulises Book Shop).

GILLUM, Lulu Williams. 1931. Color and design, a practical art book. English (Kansas City, Missouri, USA: The Gillum Publishing Company).

HEMPSTEAD, Laurence. 1931. Color and line in dress, with sketches by Mary Highsmith. English (New York, USA: Prentice-Hall).

HOLMES, John M. 1931. Colour in interior decoration. English (London, England: The Architectural Press). {interior design}

KOSTER, P. M. 1931. Color guide. English (New York, USA).

LE CORBUSIER (pseudonym of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret) [1887-1965]. 1931. Polychromie architecturale. French (Paris, France: manuscript, in Fondation Le Corbusier).
Posthumous edition arranged by Arthur Rüegg in German, English and French, Le Corbusier - Polychromie architecturale / Farbenklaviaturen von 1931 und 1959 / Color keyboards from 1931 and 1959 / Les claviers de couleurs de 1931 et de 1959 (Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser, 1997). 2nd revised edition 2006.
{architecture}

SWANKOVSKY, F. J. 1931. The use & power of color. English (Los Angeles, USA: Duncan, Vail).

THE NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ARTS, Inc. 1931. A color dictionary. English (New York, USA: The North American Society of Arts, Inc.).

VILLALOBOS DOMÍNGUEZ, Cándido [1881-1954]. 1931. Investigation on impure spectra and its consequences for the theory of colours, translated from the Spanish by Ann E. Smith. English (Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ruiz Hnos.). {optics}

VIVIANI, Quirico. 1931. Indicazioni per riconoscere il vero colore della porpora... Italian (Udine, Italy).

 

1932

CIE (Commission Internationale de l’Éclairage) [1913-]. 1932. Proceedings of the 8th Session, Cambridge, 1931. English (Paris, France: CIE). {general, lighting}

COLLINS, Mary, and James DREVER. 1932. Group test for colour blindness. English (London, England: University of London Press). {vision, color vision defects}

DICKSON, T. Elder. 1932. An introduction to colour. English (London, England).

ENGELS, Grace W. 1932. A study in the psychology of color preferences. English (New York, USA: New York University, thesis). {psychology, color perception}

FARIGOULE, Louis (pseudonym of Jules Romains). 1932. La vision extra-retinienne et le sens paroptique, recherches de psychophysiologie experimentale et de physiologie histologique. French (Paris, France: Nouvelle Revue Française). New edition (Paris: Gallimard, 1964).
English version, Eyeless sight (London, England: Putnam, 1932).

HOUSTON, Robert A. 1932. Vision and color vision. English (London, England; New York, USA: Longmans, Green & Co.). {vision}

KOBER, Alice Elizabeth [1906-?]. 1932. The use of color terms in the Greek poets, including all the poets from Homer to 146 b.C. except the epigrammatists. English (New York, USA: The W. F. Humphrey Press).

KONDRATZKY, P. P. 1932. [Fundamentals of colorstatics]. Russian (Russia: Kalinin).

KRAVKOV, S. V. 1932. Rukovodstvo k prakticheckim zanayatiyam po tsvetovvedeniyu. Russian (Russia: GTTI).

LEWIS, E. H. 1932. Modern color charts and the new color theory. English (Albany, New York, USA).

MATIUSHIN, Mikhail [1866-1934]. 1932. Zakonomernost’ izmenjaemosti tsvetovykh sochetanii. Spravochnik po tsvetu [The laws governing the variability of color combinations. A reference book on color]. Russian (Moscow and Leningrad, Russia: OGIZ). {arts, aesthetics}

MELHNISH, Fannie E. 1932. A study of children’s choices of colour combinations as conditioned by age. English (USA: Pennsylvania State College, MA thesis).

OSTWALD, Friedrich Wilhelm [1853-1932]. 1932. The Ostwald color album: a complete collection of colour standards for use in colour specification and the study of colour harmony, arranged by J. Scott Taylor. English (London, England: Winsor & Newton, 1932-1935).

PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. 1932. Discussion on vision, with articles by Guild, Richardson, et al. English (London, England: The Physical Society).

RICHARDSON, L. F. 1932. The measurability of sensations of hue, brightness or saturation. English (Cambridge, England: Physical and Optical Societies, Cambridge University Press).

WEISSEN-SZUMLANSKA, Marcelle. 1932. Les hommes rouges, éléments préhistoriques sur les origines civilisatrices d’aprés le rite occidental de l’ocre rouge, with a preface by Ed. Vignard. French (Paris, France: Adyar).

 

1933

ANDERSON, Anna Marie [1890-?]. 1933. Syllabus of design and color. English (New York, USA: The Bruce Publishing Co.). New edition (Champaign, Illinois: The Bruce Publishing Co., 1940). {education}

BRAGG, William Henry [1862-1942]. 1933. The universe of light. English (New York, USA: MacMillan). New edition (New York: Dover, 1959).

COPELAND, J. C., and Irving B. LUECK. 1933. Studies in duo-chrome refraction. English (Chicago, USA: Riggs Optical Co.).

DINSHAH (pseudonym of Dinshah P. GHADIALI) [1873-1966]. 1933. Spectro-chrome metry encyclopedia. English (Malaga, New Jersey, USA: Spectro-Chrome Institute). New edition (Malaga, New Jersey: Dinshah Health Society, 1992). {health, chromotherapy}

DOERNER, Max. 1933. Malmaterial und seine Verwendung im Bilde; nach den Vorträge an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München, 4th edition. German (Stuttgart, Germany: Ferdinand Enke). 8th edition 1944.
English translation by Eugen Neuhaus, The materials of the artist and their use in painting, with notes on the techniques of the old masters (New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1934).
Spanish translation, Los materiales de la pintura y su empleo en el arte (Barcelona: Reverte, 1965).

FANSTONE, Robert M. 1933. Colour photography. English (London, England: Pitman). {photography}

GALE, Ann Van Nice. 1933. Children’s preferences for colours. Colour combinations, and colour arrangements. English (Chicago, USA: The University of Chicago Press). {psychology, color perception}

KELLAM, Samuel B. 1933 (circa). Color in personality and dress characterizes charming and distinctive women. English (Seattle, Washington, USA: The author).

MacMORLAND, Arthur. 1933. Colour: theory and practice for schools and colleges. English (London, England).

MARTIN, L. C., F. L. WARBURTON, and W. J. MORGAN. 1933. Determination of the sensitiveness of the eye to differences in the saturation of colours, report of the Committee upon the Physiology of Vision, XIII. English (London, England: Medical Research Council, Special Report Series Nr. 188). {vision}

NYUBERG, N. D. 1933. Matematicheskiye osnovy zadachi izmereniya tsveta. Prilozhenie v knige: N. T. Fedorov. Sovremennoe sostoyanie kolorimetrii. Russian (Russia: GTTI).

PATMORE, Derek. 1933. Colour schemes for the modern home. English (London, England: The Studio).

PIERCE, W. O’D. 1933. Individual differences in normal colour vision. English (London, England: Medical Research Council, Special Report Series Nr. 181). {vision}

SCIENCE MUSEUM LIBRARY OF LONDON. 1933. Theory of colour mixture (1915-1932). English (London, England: Science Museum Library, Bibliographical Series Nr. 105).

TIKKANE, J. J. 1933. Studie über die Farbengebun in der mittelalterlichen Buchmalerei, nach dem Manuskript des Verfassers hrsg. Von Tancred Boreniur Helsingfors “Centraltryckerit”. German (Helsinki, Finland: Helsingfors Societas Scientiarum Fennica. Commentationes humanarum litterarum, v. 5).

 

1934

ADROGUÉ, Esteban, and José A. SENÁ. 1934. La visión de los colores. Spanish (Buenos Aires, Argentina: El Ateneo). {vision, color vision defects}

BATY, Thomas. 1934. Academic colours. English (Tokyo, Japan: Kenkyusha Press).

BINDER, Joseph. 1934. Colour in advertising. English (London, England: The Studio). {advertising}

BIRREN, Faber [1900-1988]. 1934. Color dimensions; creating new principles of color harmony and a practical equation in color definition. English (Chicago, USA: The Crimson Press). {aesthetics, harmony}

BIRREN, Faber [1900-1988]. 1934. The printer’s art of color: a comprehensive treatise defining those principles of color harmony that relate specificality to the craft of printing. English (Chicago, USA: The Crimson Press).

BRITISH COLOUR COUNCIL. 1934. Dictionary of colour standards, 2 vols. English (London, England: British Colour Council).

CHANDLER, Albert R. 1934. Beauty and human nature. English (New York, USA).

IONIDES, Basil. 1934. Colour in every day rooms, with remarks on sundry aspect of decoration. English (London, England: Country Life). {interior design}

KARDOS, L. 1934. Ding und Schatten. Eine experimentelle Untersuchung über die Grundlagen des Farbensehens. German (Leipzig, German Johann Ambrosius Barth). {psychology}

MANZ, Harry [1909-?]. 1934. Die Farbgebung in der italienischen Malerei des Protobarock und Manierismus. German (Berlin, Germany: P. Brandel).

PARSONS, Thos, & Sons, ed. 1934. Historical colours. English (London, England: T. Parsons & Sons).

PIERCE, W. O’D. 1934. The selection of colour workers. English (London, England: Pitman).

ROBERTS, Michael, and Ebenezer R. THOMAS. 1934. Newton and the origin of colours. English (London, England: Bell & Sons).

ROWE, Frederick Maurice [?-1946], and E. CLAYTON. 1934. The jubilee issue of the Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (1884-1934). English (Bradford, York, England: Society of Dyers and Colourists).

STEBBING, M. E. 1934. Colour in the garden. English (London, England). {gardening}

 

1935

ALLEN, Arthur Bruce [1903-?]. 1935. The teaching of colour in schools, 2nd edition. English (London, England: Winsor & Newton). New edition (London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1937). {education}

BIRREN, Faber [1900-1988]. 1935. Color in modern packaging. Being a sprightly discussion of color harmony principles rather than laws that affect the efforts of packaging artists. English (Chicago, USA: The Crimson Press).

BURRIS-MAYER, Elizabeth [1899-?]. 1935. Color and design in the decorative arts