Deep in the archive of a French library is a wonderful and unique book.
In 1692, during the heady days of the Dutch Golden Age when Vermeer painted interiors and Maria van Oosterwijck painted extraordinary flowers, a Dutch man was busy creating what is possibly the very first colour chart in existence - almost 300 years before the Pantone Colour Guide was launched.
The Shop Floor Project is excited to have been granted permission to create a limited edition print collection from the pages of this remarkable book. READ FULL STORY
PRINT SMALL, £65 - size: 30 x 21 cm (8" x 12")
PRINT SMALL FRAMED, £105 - size: 40 x 30 cm (16" X 12")
Framed in our white frames with mount - see more framing details here
PRINT LARGE, £125 - size: 84 x 59 cm (34" x 24")
PRINT LARGE FRAMED, £225 - size: 86 x 61 cm (35" x 25" )
Framed in our oak frames - see more framing details here
Digital art reproduction from original book
300 gsm gesso paper / 180 gsm boned paper
Printed in England
Authentication stamp on reverse
Limited edition of 500
The book is located at Aix-en-Provence, Bibliothèque Méjanes, Ms. 1389 (1228