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Fig. 10

From: The dark halo technique in the oeuvre of Michael Sweerts and other Flemish and Dutch baroque painters. A 17th c. empirical solution to mitigate the optical ‘simultaneous contrast’ effect?

Fig. 10

Source: Ekroll and Faul [25]

Illustrations of the optical effects discussed in the present article. A Simultaneous contrast: the difference between two colors is exaggerated by our brain when we look at them simultaneously. B Crispening effect: different hues of the same color can be perceived better if the background is yet another hue of that same color. C No ring condition. D Ring condition.

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