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Color: A Natural History of the Palette

Color: A Natural History of the Palette by Victoria Finlay 0812971426 9780812971422
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Discover the tantalizing true stories behind your favorite colors. For example: Cleopatra used saffrona source of the color yellowfor seduction. Extracted from an Afghan mine, the blue ultramarine paint used by Michelangelo was so expensive he couldnt afford to buy it himself. Since ancient times, carmine redstill found in lipsticks and Cherry Coke todayhas come from the blood of insects.

Author: Victoria Finlay

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 448

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

Publication Date: 2004-01-01

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ISBN: 0812971426

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