A Survey of the Techniques and History of Artists' Printmaking, c.1490-c.1940
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|Format: ||Paperback, 200 pages|
|Other Information: ||Colour and b/w illus. throughout|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 31 May 1993|
The catalogue is divided into three main sections, each dealing with one of the overall embracing categories which define how prints are produced: relief prints, intaglio prints and planographic prints. Each of these sections is subdivided into the various processes which come within that particular category. The list of Contents specifies these precisely. Each main section is prefaced with thumbnail illustrations of enlarged details of prints in the various techniques so that the defining character of each can be seen. A resume of the method and on-going history of each individual process is followed by a selection of prints in that technique, where appropriate with chronological examples from its earliest use through to the 20th century.
Table of Contents
Relief Printing Techniques Woodcut Engraved wood blocks Hand-coloured woodcut Chiaroscuro woodcut Wood engraving Colour wood engraving Linocut Colour linocut Intaglio Printing Techniques Engraving Mezzotint Colour mezzotint Crayon & Pastel engraving Stipple engraving Etching Etching plate Impressions in different states Counterproof Touched proofs Foul biting Colour etching Drypoint Colour drypoint Soft-ground etching Aquatint Colour aquatint Planographic printing techniques Polyautotype Pen lithography Crayon Lithography Lithotint Tinted lithography Colour lithography Cliches verre Blueprints Monotype Screenprint
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Printdealer in 15th-21st century artists' original prints, producingstock and exhibition catalogues. Art History graduate.
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