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Wood Engraving By R. John Beedham
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This book is not a treatise upon the art of wood-engraving. It is simply a description of the tools and materials required by a beginner and the method of using them. It is not intended to assist... More > anyone to become a commercial engraver, for that trade requires a long and specialized training. It is intended rather for those who have occasion or opportunity or inclination to make illustrations or ornaments for books and who are revolted by the degradation to which the art of formal drawing has been brought by photographic “process” reproduction.< Less
The Engravings of Charles David Laing By Geoffrey King
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An illustrated compilation of wood engravings by the Victorian engraver C.D. Laing. Over 500 illustrations of engravings with commentary. Laing was the engraver for The Builder journal from 1843 to... More > 1853.< Less
Gustave Dore: 108 Engravings By Narim Bender
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Gustave Doré was a French painter, engraver, illustrator and sculptor, best known for his illustrations of epic literature, such as those by Dante, Cervantes, Hugo, and Milton, as well as... More > contemporary texts, such as those by Balzac. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving. His vivid work is characterized by images of the grotesque and bizarre. Employing over 40 block cutters, he eventually produced more than 90 illustrated books. Dramatic, chiaroscuro illustrations of the Bible and literary giants made Dore's name. He had a particular gift for illustrating nature and fairy tales. He rarely completed any works with colors, leading to the speculation that he was color blind, and his negative portrayal of subject matter made his works difficult to display. His work influenced that of Van Gogh and later, the Symbolists. Doré was mainly celebrated for his paintings in his day, but his woodcuts and engravings are where he really outshines as an artist with a bright vision.< Less
Gustave Dore: Engravings and Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Gustave Doré was a French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor, best known for his illustrations of epic literature, such as those by Dante, Cervantes, Hugo, and Milton, as well as... More > contemporary texts, such as those by Balzac. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving. He rarely completed any works with colors, leading to the speculation that he was color blind. His vivid work is characterized by images of the grotesque and bizarre. Employing over 40 block cutters, he eventually produced more than 90 illustrated books. Dramatic, chiaroscuro illustrations of the Bible and literary giants made Dore's name. He had a particular gift for illustrating nature and fairy tales. His work influenced that of Van Gogh and later, the Symbolists. Doré was mainly celebrated for his paintings in his day. His paintings remain world renowned, but his woodcuts and engravings are where he really excelled as an artist with an individual vision.< Less
The Engravings of Charles David Laing By Geoffrey King
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Wood engravings between 1836 and 1853 by C.D. Laing. Contains more than 480 separate engravings, mainly of architectural subjects, all with commentary.
Memoirs of a Watch Case Engraver By Fritz A. Baumgartner, Brian Pittman
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"Memoirs of a Watch Case Engraver" was written in 1941-1942 by Fritz Baumgartner and translated into English by his great-grandson in 2007. Fritz's narrative describes his early memories of... More > Diessbach and watch engraving apprenticeship in Biel, Switzerland, the family relocation to the United States, and a struggling watch case industry confronting the Industrial Revolution. In 1904, Fritz was one of 27 employees at the nascent Star Watch Case Company, where he worked in the Engraving Department. This volume offers over 1,650 original case designs produced for the Star Watch Case Company, dating from roughly 1920 to 1930.< Less
Memoirs of a Watch Case Engraver By Brian Pittman
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This is the hardcover edition of Fritz's autobiography. Like the softcover, version, this volume offers over 1,650 original case designs produced for the Star Watch Case Company, dating from roughly... More > 1920 to 1930.< Less
Gustave Dore: 151 Paintings and Engravings By Maria Tsaneva
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Gustave Doré was a French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor, best known for his illustrations of epic literature, such as those by Dante, Cervantes, Hugo, and Milton, as well as... More > contemporary texts, such as those by Balzac. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving. He rarely completed any works with colors, leading to the speculation that he was color blind. His vivid work is characterized by images of the grotesque and bizarre. Employing over 40 block cutters, he eventually produced more than 90 illustrated books. Dramatic, chiaroscuro illustrations of the Bible and literary giants made Dore's name. He had a particular gift for illustrating nature and fairy tales. His work influenced that of Van Gogh and later, the Symbolists. Doré was mainly celebrated for his paintings in his day. His paintings remain world renowned, but his woodcuts and engravings are where he really excelled as an artist with an individual vision.< Less
A History of Wood-Engraving By Harper & Brothers
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A History of Wood-Engraving was entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1882, wrote by Harper & Brothers. In this book have attempted to gather and arrange such facts as should be known... More > to men of cultivation interested in the art of engraving in wood. 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 successive phases of civilization. Where there is much disputed ground, particularly in the early history of the art.< Less
William Hogarth: 101 Paintings and Engravings By Maria Tsaneva
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William Hogarth was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist who have been credited with pioneering western chronological art. His work ranged from... More > realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called "modern moral subjects". Hogarth was far and away the most important British artist of his generation. He was equally outstanding as a painter and engraver and by the force of his aggressive personality as well as by the quality and originality of his work he freed British art from its domination by foreign artists. Because so much of his work has a 'literary' element, his qualities as a painter have often been overlooked, but his more informal pictures in particular show that his brushwork could live up to his creative genius.< Less