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Chart of Colors

Samuel Finley Breese Morse

American Art

MEDIUM Sanguine and graphite on paper
DATES n.d.
DIMENSIONS Sheet (irregular): 9 5/8 x 10 5/16 in. (24.4 x 26.2 cm)
SIGNATURE Signed in pencil, lower left: "Morse, S. F. B." [artist's hand?]
INSCRIPTIONS Written in sanguine in sections of color wheel, clockwise from top: "purple / blue / green / yellow / orange" Written in graphite on either side of color wheel: "Warm" [left] and "Cool" [right] Written in sanguine to right of ball: "highest light cool / mass of light warm / middle tint cold / shadow negative / reflection hot"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 43.91
CREDIT LINE Gift of Victor Spark
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