Impressions of Colour (Cambridge)

IMPRESSIONS OF COLOUR
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Convenors: Ad Stijnman & Elizabeth Savage, with Emily Gray
IMPRESSIONS OF COLOUR
Rediscovering Colour in Early Modern Printmaking, 1400-1700

9-10 December 2011
Cambridge University


This conference aims to explore new methodologies and foster new ways of understanding the development of colour printing in Europe through an interdisciplinary consideration of the production.

It features a demonstration of early colour printing techniques in the Historical Printing Room, a display of books with early colour printing at the University Library and a display of early colour prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Impressions of Colour is sponsored by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University, and the Gerda Henkel Stiftung.