- This set contains everything you need to express your imagination in dazzling color - a sketchbook, four tri-color marbled pencils, and a pencil sharpener.
19th Century French Dot Pattern Sketchbook
This spiral-bound sketchbook features a pattern taken from Jean-François Persoz’s color-manual, Theoretical and Practical Treatise for Printing on Fabric, which was embraced by French Impressionist artists as a revolutionary landmark in the history of color-theory and its practical artistic applications.
- 5.5 x 8.5 inches
- Spiral bound
- 50 blank white interior pages
- Made in the USA
- Item #: SBPRSZ
Getty Marble Tri-Color Pencils - One Each of Four Color Combinations (4 total)
These fun Getty Marble Tri-Color Pencils consist of three different pigments in one pencil. Each of the different pigments lay down color on the paper as you draw--it all depends on how the pencils are rolled. Turn the pigment into a watercolor drawing by applying a lightly moistened sponge, brush, or finger. Each measures 7" long with a diameter of 3/8".
- Item: PENC03
19th Century French Dot Pattern Pencil Sharpener
This playful dual hole pencil 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.
- 2.2 inches x 1.8 inches x 1.8 inches
- Dual holes for both normal and over-sized pencils
- Container to collect shavings
- Item #: SHARP2
- Set Item#: SETGETTY017
Object information for French Dot Pattern featured on sketchbook and sharpener:
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.
The Getty Research Institute, 2821-853
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