Lambert recommended colors in a wax-based medium for the construction of his pyramid. This may have been an effort to overcome the problems of body color experienced by Waller, Lichtenberg, and others. Source: Johann Henrich Lambert, Beschreibung einer. . . Farbenpyramid. . . (Berlin, 1772).

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Color pyramid. Lambert recommended colors in a wax-based medium for the construction of his pyramid. This may have been an effort to overcome the problems of body color experienced by Waller, Lichtenberg, and others. Source: Johann Henrich Lambert, Beschreibung einer. . . Farbenpyramid. . . (Berlin, 1772).