Papers...delivered at the annual Eranos Conference, Ascona, Switzerland, August 1972...then published in the trilingual volume Eranos 41-1972, The realms of colour..." --Acknowledgements
Includes bibliographies and index.
1 Colour sense and the meaning of colour from a biologist's point of view - Adolf Portmann. -- 2 Concepts of colour and colour symbolism in the ancient world - Christopher Rowe. -- 3 White, red and black: colour symbolism in Black Africa - Dominique Zahan. -- 4 Color in Christian visionary experience - Ernst Benz. -- 5 Color and the expression of interior time in Western art - Rene Huyghe. -- 6 The elimination of colour in Far Eastern art and philosophy - Toshihiko Izutsu