Historic colours

Discover the beauty of historic colors and bring a touch of timeless elegance to your home. Get inspired by top ideas for incorporating historic colors into your interior design.

Inspired by America’s historic landmarks, the Historical Collection has become a favorite for both interior and exterior applications. Explore the Benjamin Moore historical paint color collections today.

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These are pages from an extraordinary book created by A. Boogert in 1692. It features 800+ handwritten pages including 400+ hand-coloured pages illustrating colour variations that differ in hue, tonal value and saturation and it predates colour notation systems like the Pantone system by nearly 300 years. A. Boogert (1692). 'Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau' [Colour qualities of watercolour paint]. Accessible via https://archive.org/details/boogert1692traitedescouleursbmejanes/ Doodles, Outfits, Vintage Colour Palette, Colour Schemes, French Colors, Colours, Color Theory, Color Studies, Palette

These are pages from an extraordinary book created by A. Boogert in 1692. It features 800+ handwritten pages including 400+ hand-coloured pages illustrating colour variations that differ in hue, tonal value and saturation and it predates colour notation systems like the Pantone system by nearly 300 years. A. Boogert (1692). 'Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau' [Colour qualities of watercolour paint]. Accessible via…

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