Universität Mannheim
Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften
Philipp Otto Runge: Farbenkugel

Professur für
Allgemeine Psychologie

Prof. Dr. Hans Irtel

Color Systems


Historical Systems

Here are some images which may be of historical interest for color scientists. The selection is far from complete. It contains images from books which I had easy access to.

Modern Systems

Here are some modern color systems. These have been generated by a Postscript program from published CIE xy-chromaticities assuming a standard illuminant and a video gamma of 2.2.

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Natural Systems



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