It’s Gretchen FTW! This week’s “What the…?” offers a history lesson.
Artist and teacher Albert H. Munsell developed the first widely-accepted color order system to make the description of color accurate and convenient and to aid in the teaching of color. The Munsell color order system has gained international acceptance and has served as the foundation for other color order systems. Author of A Color Notation (1905) and the Atlas of the Munsell Color System (1915).