By Douglas Percy Bliss
Housed within the British Museum is a 1300-year-old chinese language manuscript with identical to Buddha drawn in flowing black strains. This, based on A heritage of wooden Engraving, is the oldest recognized woodcut and the place to begin for this vigorous heritage of the paintings shape. for centuries, wooden engraving used to be the first technique of illustrating books in France, Italy, and the Netherlands. within the 16th century, the German grasp Durer introduced engraving to new creative heights. due to the fact that then, ratings of precise originals have positioned their very own stamp in this specific splendidly expressive shape. a typical within the field, A historical past of wooden Engraving offers any artwork lover a trove of attractive information—from engraving strategies, to artist biographies, to non-public commentary—all expertly defined through Douglas Percy Bliss, a popular painter and engraver in his personal correct. the writer strikes the tale all of the technique to glossy occasions, with a last bankruptcy on fresh masters and the way forward for engraving.
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A History of Wood Engraving: The Original Edition by Douglas Percy Bliss