Getty Colored Pencil Set - 19th Century French Dot Pattern

  • This set of 20 colored pencils, packaged in a tube with a built-in sharpener, features a vibrant dot pattern adapted from a 19th-century color-manual in the collection of the Getty Research Institute. The color-manual was embraced by French Impressionist artists as a revolutionary landmark in the history of color-theory.

    - 20 colored pencils in tube with built-in sharpener
    - Pencil tube measures 8.75 inches x 1.75 inches (including sharpener top)
    - Item #: CPSTP

    Source object information:
    Jean-François Persoz (French, 1805–1868)
    Traite theorique et pratique de l’impression des tissus
    (Theoretical and practical treatise of printing on fabric) Paris and Leipzig, 1846, pl. 2. Chromolithograph
    The Getty Research Institute, 2821-853
    2009 Collections Council gift.