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Databased pages from the one existing copy of a 1692 book entitled Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau by a Dutch artist known only as A. Boogert.

Housed at The Bibliothèque Méjanes at Aix-en-Provence in France, the book’s 700+ handwritten handpainted pages are a guide to creating just about every conceivable tone, hue and tint of watercolour known at the time, 271 years before its modern-day descendent, the Pantone Guide (1963)

A Colourful Book (Erik Kwakkel)

Previously: Six Books In One

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