This paper describes the results of experiments carried out at the National Gallery in London, comparing original paintings with printed colour reproductions made by processing digital images captured by a high resolution digital camera. A pairwise comparison method was used for three paintings under several different illumination conditions with a panel of observers. The results indicate that the optimum choice of colour gamut mapping procedure depends on the pictorial content of the painting.
Lindsay MacDonald, Ján Moroviç, "Assessing the Effects of Gamut Compression in the Reproduction of Fine Art Paintings" in Proc. IS&T 3rd Color and Imaging Conf., 1995, pp 194 - 200, https://doi.org/10.2352/CIC.1995.3.1.art00051