Chart of Colors
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Sanguine and graphite on paper
Sheet (irregular): 9 5/8 x 10 5/16 in. (24.4 x 26.2 cm) (show scale)
Signed in pencil, lower left: "Morse, S. F. B." [artist's hand?]
Written in sanguine in sections of color wheel, clockwise from top: "purple / blue / green / yellow / orange"
Written in graphite on either side of color wheel: "Warm" [left] and "Cool" [right]
Written in sanguine to right of ball: "highest light cool / mass of light warm / middle tint cold / shadow negative / reflection hot"
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Samuel Finley Breese Morse (American, 1791-1872). Chart of Colors, n.d. Sanguine and graphite on paper, Sheet (irregular): 9 5/8 x 10 5/16 in. (24.4 x 26.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Victor Spark, 43.91
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