The Anatomy of Colour

The Story of Heritage Paints and Pigments


A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of the paints and colours used over three centuries of interior decoration.


ISBN: 9780500519332 Category:

Patrick Baty

Additional information

Weight 1778 g
Dimensions 21.1 x 27.1 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 August 2017
Number of pages 352
Format Hardback
Dimensions 21.1 x 27.1 cm
Weight 1778 g
Historian of architectural paint and colour Patrick Baty works as a consultant in the decoration of historic buildings and is proprietor of 'Papers and Paints' in London. He has been employed by Dulux and Little Greene to develop ranges of traditional paint colours for English Heritage, and he regularly lectures on the subject of paint and paint colour in 18th- and 19th-century interiors.