Harris claimed his wheel of compound colors could be used to determine the color contrasts "so frequently necessary" for painting. Source: From Moses Harris, The Natural System of Colours . . . (London, [1766]).

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

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Moses Harris, Compound colors, [1766]. Harris claimed his wheel of compound colors could be used to determine the color contrasts "so frequently necessary" for painting. Source: From Moses Harris, The Natural System of Colours . . . (London, [1766]).