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The masters of wood-engraving

W. J. Linton

The masters of wood-engraving

by W. J. Linton

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Published by The author, B.F. Stevens [Chiswick press, C. Whittingham and co.] in New Haven, Conn, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood-engraving -- History.,
  • Wood-engravers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.J. Linton ... Issued to subscribers only.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNE1030 .L56 1889 Rosenwald Coll
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p.l., xv p., 1 l., 229, [1] p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2814102M
    LC Control Number83462363

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The masters of wood-engraving by W. J. Linton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Masters of Wood-Engraving. New Haven, Connecticut: At the Residence of the Author, Large folio (measures 16 by 20 inches), original cloth. Limited large-paper first edition of this survey of the history of the fine art of wood engraving, number 93 of only large format copies produced.

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This book shows a very good history of wood-engraving to the novice. Parents are encouraged to read this material to their children and friends, so that they can benefit of it's knowledge.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment /5(7). The book is The Masters of Wood Engraving by William Linton. Its a fantastic history of engraving with extra emphasis put less on the artists like Albrecht Durer or Gustave Dore, but rather the artisans that carved the blocks.

The masters of wood-engraving by Linton, W. (William James), Publication date Topics Wood-engraving, Engraving Publisher New Haven, Conn., The author; London, B.

Stevens [Chiswick Press, The masters of wood-engraving book. Whittingham and Co.] GENERIC RAW BOOK TAR download. download 1 file. ITEM TILE download.

download 1 file. KINDLE. Wood engraving is a printmaking and letterpress printing technique, in which an artist works an image or matrix of images into a block of wood.

Functionally a variety of woodcut, it uses relief printing, where the artist applies ink to the face of the block and prints using relatively low contrast, ordinary engraving, like etching, uses a metal plate for the matrix, and is printed.

Up for sale is a copy of "The Masters of Wood Engraving" by W.J. Linton. Published in by B.F. Stevens this is a large, small folio sized work. It is signed and numbered by Linton. This is copy #52 of Additionally copies were printed on even larger paper.

A nice collection of images including one full page color piece at Rating: % positive. Wood Carving. 18K likes. wood carving and carved wood products5/5. Meek's book does an outstanding job of showing the dedication and precision of a master engraver. As fascinating as that is, it might be off-putting to someone wanting to get started.

The author begins with the premise that engraving is really just drawing on (or in) metal, so the aspiring engraver should have solid skills in that art, first/5(28). " From the artist whom Nicholas Basbanes calls "the most important book illustrator working in America today" comes a primer on the art of wood engraving, a pursuit which one can "learn" in less than an hour but which one can master only through years of persistence, dedication, and indefatigable energy.

Learning to engrave a block, says Barry Moser, is like learning to play the piano: it is. Alexander Anderson has been called the father of wood engraving in America, and was certainly one of its masters.

His work included prints, almanacs, fiction, travel, children’s books, Bibles, religious tracts, medical texts, and broadsides. The most important of them are, Dr.

Dibdin's celebrated bibliographical works; 'A Treatise on Wood-Engraving,' by W. Chatto, of which a new edition has lately been issued; 'Wood-Engraving in Italy in the 15th Century,' by Dr.

Lippmann; and, above all, 'The Masters of Wood-Engraving,' a magnificent folio volume written by Mr. Linton. onsidering Gutemberg as the inventor of printing with moveable types; that his first attempts were made at Strasburg about ; and that with Faust’s money and Scheffer’s ingenuity the art was perfected at Mentz aboutI shall now proceed to trace the progress of wood engraving in its connexion with the press.

In the first book which appeared with a date and the printers’ names. Transform your creative practice by engaging with print media on our Masters course at Cambridge School of Art. Work on your own projects using the latest techniques in our industry-standard facilities, and get invaluable experience of exhibiting, curating and collaborating.

The masters of wood-engraving, (New Haven, Conn., The author; London, B. Stevens [Chiswick Press, C. Whittingham and Co.], ), by W. Linton (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Albrecht Altdorfer; a book of 71 woodcuts photographically reproduced in facsimile, (New York and London, Longmans, Green, ), by Albrecht Altdorfer.

Wood Engraving Workshop at Wells Book Arts Summer Institute. Classes 1 Comment. Joanne Price, WEN President, will be teaching a week-long workshop at the prestigious Wells Book Arts Summer Institute in Aurora, New York July 14–20, What a line-up and lots of WEN connections — you’ll be in good company with this Book Arts Dream Team.

Simon Brett, chairman of the Society of Wood Engravers, is an artist, printmaker and prize winning book illustrator. He taught for 18 years, from toand has written widely on the history and practice of wood engraving, editing the Engravers handbooks for the Society of Wood Engravers and the Contemporary Wood Engravers series for Primrose Hill Press, as well as curating Pages: Cole was associated with the magazine for 40 years as a pioneer craftsman of wood engraving.

[6] He immediately attracted attention by his unusual facility and his sympathetic interpretation of illustrations and pictures, and his publishers sent him abroad in to engrave a set of blocks after the old masters in the European galleries. Wood Engraving Courses at Northern Print.

Northern Print, the centre for contemporary printmaking in the North East. Wood engraving courses taught by Chris Daunt are offered from time to time.

For details of the next course contact: Northern Print Stepney Bank Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP Tel: [email protected]   Book illustrations produced by etching alone were more unusual.

More often than not engraving and etching came to be used together since the processes were complementary: the backgrounds, foliage, skies etc came to be the preserve of the etcher; the foreground, human subjects and detail, the job of the engraver.

WOOD ENGRAVING OF THE 'S. Reviewed by Clare Leighton. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Wood engraving after Alphaeus Philemon Cole (). 6 3/16 x 5 (sheet 12 x 9). A rich impression printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil by Alphaeus P.

Cole, signed and dated by John W. Evans. $ For examples of Timothy Cole's wood engravings, see Timothy Cole. Timothy Cole ( – ) was an American wood engraver.Relief printing courses offer instruction in woodcut, wood engraving, and linocut. Skill in the use of hand tools is stressed, as well as experimentation with power tools and the laser engraver.

Besides its use as a powerfully expressive medium on its own, the relief print as it is used in typographic design and fine book production is also.