May 1667 – Jakob Chrisophe Le Blon was born.
Le Blon was a German painter and engraver that developed the four colour printing method. After learning of Newton’s work on colour, he found three primary colours, essaysdigital.com magenta, yellow, cyan, and black could reproduce all other colours. This method is the basis of CMYK colour printing used today in household colour printers and professional printing shops.
Modern printers allow very high quality reproduction of images based on the work of Le Blon that produce stunning imagery.