Any numerical color classification system. Color notation systems classify colors based on their hue, value, and saturation. Examples of color notation systems are: Munsell, Ostwald , C.I.E., and LAB.
Synonyms and Related Terms
colour notation (Br.)
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)
- Thomas B. Brill, Light Its Interaction with Art and Antiquities, Plenum Press, New York City, 1980