pierre bonnard, correspondances, published in 1944
(the wrong picture confuses, the right picture helps.) - l. wittgenstein
paris illustre, au cafe-concert, 1886, with color engraving and lithograph illustrations by jean-francois raffaelli.
the pure saturated colors are essentially characterized by a certain relative lightness. yellow, for example, is lighter than red. is red lighter than blue? i don’t know. - l. wittgenstein
grey is between two extremes (black and white), and can take on the hue of any other color. - l. wittgenstein
chimot’s color engraving illustrations for les fleurs du mal, published in 1939.
grey is not poorly illuminated white, dark green is not poorly illuminated light green. - l. wittgenstein
in the place where there is only a little less light on the white paper it doesn’t seem all grey, but always white. - l. wittgenstein
hermann hesse elf aquarelle aus dem tessin. hesse was seriously thinking of becoming an artist before settling in writing. this book was published in 1921. almost a century later, the color is still vibrant.
'dark' and 'blackish' are not the same concept. - l. wittgenstein