This schematic clarifies the relationship among the colors on different platforms. The same number is used for every shade of a color. 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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  • Schematic drawing of Lambert's color pyramid. This schematic clarifies the relationship among the colors on different platforms. The same number is used for every shade of a color. Source: Johann Henrich Lambert, Beschreibung einer. . . Farbenpyramid. . . (Berlin, 1772).