(1858 - 1918)
Albert Henry Munsell was active/lived in Massachusetts. Albert Munsell is known for portrait, landscape, marine painting.
Biography Albert Munsell
Albert Henry Munsell (January 6, 1858 - June 28, 1918)
He was an American portrait and seascape painter, teacher of art, and the inventor of the Munsell color system.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, attended and served on the faculty of Massachusetts College of Art, and died in nearby Brookline.
Munsell is famous for inventing the Munsell color system, an early attempt at creating an accurate system for numerically describing colors. He wrote three books about it: A Color Notation (1905), Atlas of the Munsell Color System (1915) and one published posthumously, A Grammar of Color: Arrangements of Strathmore Papers in a Variety of Printed Color Combinations According to The Munsell Col
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