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French Dot Pattern Earrings (Red & Orange)

 

An eye-catching assortment of resin jewelry inspired by a 19th-century French color manual in the collection of the Getty Research Institute. These earrings feature a red and orange bead attached to a sterling silver hook. Made exclusively for the Getty Museum. 
  
- Dimensions: 1 1/8 inches diameter
- Material: Resin
- Made in Thailand
- Item#: G010503REDDQ00
 
Jean-François Persoz's color-manual, Theoretical and Practical Treatise for Printing on Fabric, was embraced by French Impressionist artists as a revolutionary landmark in the history of color-theory and its practical artistic applications. Presented in the work is a dizzying tour-de-force of a master chemist's intimate knowledge of the creation of color.

Jean-François Persoz
(French, 1805–1868)
Traite theorique et practique de l'impression des tissus  (Theoretical and practical treatise of printing on fabric). Paris and Leipzig, 1846, pl. 2 Chromolithograph 
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, 2821-853. 2009 Collections Council gift.