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Color separation proof book, circa 1890, from the Louis Prang papers, 1848-1932

Color separation proof book, circa 1890

Prang, Louis, 1824-1909

Item Information

Title: Color separation proof book

Date: circa 1890

Physical Details: Book : 35 p. : ill. ; 37 x 30 cm.

Description: Book of color proofs for a lithograph of a vase. Proofs are mounted in the book in order of the progression as each color is added, with single color proofs on the left-hand pages and multiple color proofs on the right-hand pages.

Label on front cover has handwritten note: Job 101; colors; Callowhill.

Penciled note on preliminary page reads: Accepted except take out table and shadow of bottle, print this with n.102, see remarks on proofs.

Creator: Prang, Louis, 1824-1909

Forms part of: Louis Prang papers, 1848-1932

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Color separation proof book, circa 1890. Louis Prang papers, 1848-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 7717