C.I.E.

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Description

Abbreviation for the Commission Internationale de L'Eclairage (International Commission of Illumination). In 1931, C.I.E. established the color notation system using tristimulus values that is still used today (Mayer 1969).

Additional Information

R. Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row, New York, 1969.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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