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Fifteenth century woodcuts and metalcuts

National Gallery of Art.

Fifteenth century woodcuts and metalcuts

by National Gallery of Art.

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Statementcatalogue prepared by Richard S. Field.
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Dutch and Flemish Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century by M.J. Schretlen. Houghton Mifflin Company, Oversized hardcover, +/- pages. Ex-library with minimal date:   Although woodcut borders are not uncommon in incunabula (fifteenth-century printed books), metalcut borders are. Here is a rare and beautiful metalcut border appearing first in a Church manual for the diocese of Zaragoza in Northern Spain. The border was made by Alfonso Fernández de Córdoba, printing in Híjar about 80km from Zaragoza.

Richard S. Field has 20 books on Goodreads with 40 ratings. Richard S. Field’s most popular book is Origins of European Printmaking: Fifteenth-Century Wo.   This article examines how image-matching and content-based image retrieval technologies can be fruitfully applied to track the reuse and circulation of illustrations found in Fifteenth-century printed books. The possibility of tracking precisely and quickly the multiple occurrences of a single woodcut through one or different editions will help scholars to further explore how printed .

Woodcut from Gesner's 16th century zoological work, Historiae animalium, depicting a sea creature sighted between Antibes & Nice in The original text reads: 'The Rubus is a fish of the Greek sea & of the seas of Italy. The essays examine the technological, social, political, religious, personal, and institutional contexts of 15th-century woodcuts and challenge many assumptions about the phenomenon of early printing, including the beginnings of printing on cloth, the significance of monastic production, the development of book printing and book illustration.


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Fifteenth century woodcuts and metalcuts by National Gallery of Art. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Like woodcuts, metalcuts were placed in the same form as type, and both text and image were printed at the same time. Piero Pacini's edition of the Epistles of the Evangelists is considered the greatest Florentine illustrated book of the fifteenth century.

It is the most notable book that Mr. Rosenwald purchased at the Dyson Perrins sale. Fifteenth Century Woodcuts & Metalcuts (German) Paperback – January 1, by prepared by Field, Richard S.

(Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Fifteenth Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the National Gallery of Art book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Not paginated. A 4/5(1). Fifteenth century woodcuts and metalcuts from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Washington, Publications Dept., National Gallery of Art [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

A team of expert authors examines the many ways in which fifteenth-century woodcuts and metalcuts reflect the nature of piety and visual experience. Replicated images helped to structure private religious practice, transmit beliefs, disseminate knowledge about material facts, and 5/5(4).

A team of expert authors examines the many ways in which fifteenth-century woodcuts and metalcuts reflect the nature of piety and visual experience. Replicated images helped to structure private religious practice, transmit beliefs, disseminate knowledge about material facts, and graph abstract ideas.

Richard Field, Fifteenth Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts, National Gallery of Art, Washington,(no page numbers; see "The Metalcut" after cat. noand the entries following) An Introduction to a History of Woodcut, Arthur M.

Hind, in 2 vols, Houghton Mifflin Co. (in USA), reprinted Dover Publications, ISBN Among the highlights are the fifteenth-century Northern European prints and books, including a world-class group of German woodcuts and metalcuts, many of which are rare or unique.

The collection is also strong in German books from this period, including a fine group of herbals. He has published books, book chapters, and journal articles on fifteenth-century woodcuts and metalcuts, as well as manuscript illumination and panel painting.

His book The Viewer and the Printed Image in Late Medieval Europe received honorable mention from the International Fine Print Dealers Association Book Awards in ; and his co. Coloring: a great many fifteenth-century books are colored by hand, by the book’s owner, or by someone he or she employed (a colorist).

It was, of course not practical to color the books prior to sale. Imagine a book with, say, fifty woodcut illustrations, and a print run of copies. A much less frequently used alternative to the woodcut was the metalcut, which was more or less immune to this kind of damage.

But carving the desired image on a block of metal was far more difficult; so metalcuts were typically reserved for elements that would be reused from book to book, such as decorative initials and printers’ marks. Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, NGA,no.repro.

Bibliography Ferrara, This rare missal appears to be only book printed at the Carthusian Monastery in Ferrara during the sixteenth century. It is illustrated with a large woodcut of "Saint Christopher and the Christ Child" on the title leaf, a full-page cut of the Crucifixion, and more than initial letters.

French Woodcuts, Engravings and Books of the 15th and Early 16th Centuries, The Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, NGA,no. 89, repro. Woodcut, technique of printing designs from planks of wood incised parallel to the vertical axis of the wood’s grain.

It is one of the oldest methods of making prints from a relief surface, having been used in China to decorate textiles since the 5th century Europe, printing from wood blocks on textiles was known from the early 14th century, but it had little development until paper. 17 large wood- and metalcuts, 2 smaller metalcuts, 28 small wood- and metalcuts within the text, and wood- and metalcut borders by the Master of the Très Petites Heures of Anne de Bretagne Extremely rare imprint, known only in this copy, of an unrecorded Book of Hours printed for the famed Parisian bookseller and publisher, Anthoine Verard.

When Peter Parshall authored his standard work, The Renaissance Print, – (with David Landau; New Haven: Yale University Press, ), critical readers noted one significant omission: the earliest century of woodcuts before the generation of Albrecht Dürer. Perhaps it was because those works offered stark outlines and relatively little interior modeling, though they frequently were.

15th century. Gathering of herbs Wellcome Ljpg 1, × 1,; KB Schedelsche Chronik Papst Pius II und Kaiser Friedrich 1, × 1,; KB. woodcuts and metalcuts from the convent are still preserved. Many of them private, handwritten book production in the second and third quarters of the fifteenth century.

This new demand for books followed the reform movement of that swept through many German convents, a movement in which women like Kunigund. THE WOODCUT IN FIFTEENTH CENTURY EUROPE Download The Woodcut In Fifteenth Century Europe ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to The Woodcut In Fifteenth Century Europe book pdf for free now. which provided the Gallery with some fifteenth-century woodcuts and metalcuts; the core of the collection, promi-nently exhibited inhad been acquired from Martin Aufhaüser, a Munich banker, in In the case of the Nuremberg collection, Hans Freiherr von Aufsess provided its basis in with a gift of early woodcuts, but the first.(LTD PRINT book of art collection) Prints and Drawings of the Danube School - An Exhibition of South German and Austrian Graphic Art of to Fifteenth Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts / Fifteenth Century Engravings of Northern Europe / Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of Art: In Three Volumes.Fifteenth Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts.

National Gallery of Art; Mayor, A. Hyatt (). Prints & people: a social history of printed pictures. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. ISBN ; Watt, Tessa (). Cheap print and popular piety: Cambridge studies in early modern British history.