TILLY. Gammes de Couleurs d'après les grands Maîtres de l'Art Italien. 1 leaf text, illustrated with 21 plates consisting of three or four tipped in colour samples each with four different gouache coloured strips. Oblong 4to., loose as issued in the original wrappers preserved in a new red cloth folding box. Paris: Tilly, 1935.
A rare work in which colour samples are presented as representations of the most characteristic hues from the palettes of the great Italian Masters. Published to serve as an inspirations for the modern artist.
Covers with some water staining, however the contents and most importantly the samples remain in fine bright condition. Title from cover of portfolio. OCLC lists only copies in the Bibliotheque Nationale and the Smithsonian.
Item nr. 165822