Rhea Myers

Art Data Analysis: Emily Vanderpoel

(Via Ptak Science Blog, which has more information)
cu31924008632964_0322.jpg “Color problems : a practical manual for the lay student of color” (1902) - Emily Noyes Vanderpoel - Download from archive.org

Vanderpoel’s colour proportion analyses look like colour quantized and re-ordered low-resolution image pixels. They are a useful historical precedent and visual model for computational analysis of images.