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history of wood-engraving

Bliss, Douglas Percy

history of wood-engraving

by Bliss, Douglas Percy

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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Includes index.

StatementDouglas Percy Bliss.
The Physical Object
Pagination264p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19830911M

  The illustrations in Vesalius’s Anatomy, published at Bâsle in , in which ​ wood-engraving was first employed as an aid to scientific exposition, were designed in Venice by Jean Calcar, a pupil of Titian, and are of extraordinary merit. History of Wood-Engraving in America by W.J. Linton “ These are books that have been saved from being unnecessarily discarded. This book has a lot of ” History of Wood-Engraving in America by W.J. LintonSeller Rating: % positive.

Engraving originated independently in the Rhine valley in Germany and in northern Italy about the middle of the 15th century. It seems to have been first developed by German goldsmiths now known only by their initials or pseudonyms, the most prominent being the Master E.S. and the Master of the Playing Cards. Martin Schongauer is the first engraver known to have been not . "Blanks for mounting proofs illustrative of the history of wood engraving in America": [34] p. at end. LC copy 2 forms part of the personal library materials in the Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection. Description: viii, 71, [34] pages, 22 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded): illustrations ; 33 cm: Responsibility: by W.J. Linton.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Linton, W.J. (William James), History of wood-engraving in America. Boston: Estes and.   The book is, therefore, a product of the two arts of wood-engraving and typography in combination. There are four early editions known, two in Latin, and two in Dutch, all without the name of the printer, or the date or place of publication.


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For hundreds of years, wood engraving was the primary means of illustrating books in France, Italy, and the Netherlands.5/5(1). Overview. A History of Wood-Engraving By George Edward Woodberry Woodberry was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, on The Woodberrys or Woodburys-various spellings of the name exist-immigrated early and, since settlement took root on the North Shore, have been native to Beverly and neighboring seaport : George Edward Woodberry.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: W. Linton. A HISTORY OF WOOD-ENGRAVING. THE ORIGIN OF THE ART. FIG. 1.—From "Epistole di San Hieronymo Volgare." Ferra HE beginning of the art of wood-engraving in Europe, the time when paper was first laid down upon an engraved wood block and the first rude print was taken off, is unknown; the name of the inventor and his country are involved in a double.

Here is an article about wood engraving fromreprinted along with illustrations from a sheet that I purchased at a very cool bookstore in Astoria, Oregon last November. Box is the wood mostly used by modern wood-engravers; pear-tree, and other wood of a similar grain and fibre, being now only used in executing large cuts for posting-bills.

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I N this book I have attempted to gather and arrange such facts as should be known to men of cultivation interested in the art of engraving in wood. I have, therefore, disregarded such matter as seems to belong rather to descriptive bibliography, and have treated wood-engraving, in its principal works, as a reflection of the life of men and an illustration of.

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The first undoubted fact that we can arrive at in the history of wood-engraving is that early in the fifteenth century there were to be found, in many of the monasteries and convents in various parts of Europe, prints of the Virgin with the Holy Infant, the most popular Saints, and Subjects from the Bible, which were certainly taken from engravings on wood; and we have.

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Wood engraving, a printmaking technique in which a print is made from a design incised on the transverse section, or end, of a hardwood block. The technique was developed in England in the last half of the 18th century, and its first master was the printmaker Thomas Bewick, whose illustrations for such natural history books as A History of British Birds ( and ) were.

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Wood-engraving, being only one process in the craft of the card-maker and the print-maker, seems to have remained without a distinct name for a long while after its invention. In the middle of the fifteenth century, therefore, wood-engraving, the youngest of the arts of design, after fifty years of obscure and unnoticed history, held an.The woodcut process was widely used for popular illustrations in the 17th century, but no major artist employed it.

In the early 19th century it was replaced by wood engraving, which reproduced paintings and sculpture more easily and accurately than did the midth-century development of photoengraving, however, wood engraving lost its popularity.OCLC Number: Description: xvi pages, 1 leaf, pages: frontispiece, illustrations, plates ; 26 cm: Contents: Preface / by Campbell Dodgson --An elementary account of the technique of woodcutting and of wood-engraving which must be read --The beginnings: paper --devotional prints --cards --Block-books --Metal-cuts of the manière criblée --Early German book .