Why Colors You See in an Art Museum Can’t Be Replicated Today
Why Colors You See in an Art Museum Can’t Be Replicated Today from Smithsonian
When I was 8 and on holiday in France with my parents, we went to Chartres Cathedral, just south of Paris. My father took me by the hand as we both stared at the blue glass casting reflections all over the limestone in the great medieval church.
“That blue was made 800 years ago,” he said. “And we can’t make it like that any more.”
The Brilliant History of Color in Art by Victoria Finlay
The book mentioned in the above article.
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