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ID: 300056147
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300056147

 

Record Type: concept
brightness (optical property) (optical properties, <attributes and properties by specific type>, Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name))

 

Note: The percentage of light reflected by a given surface. The highest brightness value, 100%, is a brilliant white and 0% is black. When referring to the degree of lightness or darkness of a color, use "value (color)."
 
Terms:
brightness (optical property) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
bright (optical property) (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
brightness characteristic (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
lightness (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
helderheid (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
luminosidad (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  D.DC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Physical Attributes Facet
Physical Attributes Facet
Hierarchy of Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name)
.... Attributes and Properties (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <attributes and properties by specific type>
........ <attributes and properties by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of optical properties
............ optical properties (G)
Hierarchy of brightness (optical property)
................ brightness (optical property) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken als algemene verwijzing naar de betrekkelijke mate van licht of donker die een oppervlak krijgt door de hoeveelheid licht die erdoor wordt weerkaatst. Gebruik 'waarde (kleur)' met betrekking tot de lichtheid of donkerheid van een kleur. 
Spanish ..... Úsese cuando se refiere generalmente al grado relativo de claridad u oscuridad dado a una superficie por la cantidad de luz reflejada de él. Cuando se refiere al grado de claridad u oscuridad de un color, use "valor (color).” 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  value (color property)
..................................  (color properties, color (perceived attribute), ... Color (hierarchy name)) [300056176]

Sources and Contributors:
bright (optical property)............  [VP]
............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
brightness (optical property)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................................  AATA database (2002-) 121242 checked 26 January 2012
..................................................  Glossary of Color Terms (1981) 7
..................................................  International Center of Photography Encyclopedia of Photography (1984) 112
..................................................  Jewett, Glossary for Recording the Condition of an Artifact (1980s)
..................................................  NASA Thesaurus (1988) optical property
..................................................  Oxford Companion to Art (1984)
..................................................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987) Refers specifically to optics. Defines "value" specifically with reference to fine arts.
..................................................  ROOT Thesaurus (1981) optical property
brightness characteristic............  [VP]
............................................  Kueppers, Basic Law of Color Theory (1982) 217
helderheid............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
lightness............  [VP]
....................  Oxford Companion to Art (1984) 257
luminosidad............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.......................  Sanz y Gallego, Diccionario Akal del Color (2001)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 121242 checked 26 January 2012
............  Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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