Color notation

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Description

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