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Woodcuts in German books, 1465-1525.

Williams College. Chapin Library. Exhibition

Woodcuts in German books, 1465-1525.

by Williams College. Chapin Library. Exhibition

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Exhibition held 21 Apr.-25 July 1980.

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Open LibraryOL19775889M

Woodcuts in European books were the primary form of illustration in letterpress printed books from to and continued to be used long after that heyday. The LIBER CHRONICARUM of is the most highly illustrated book of the incunabula period. Woodcut images are carved with the grain into wooden planks by hand using special knives or. Block books, also called xylographica, are short books of up to 50 leaves, block printed in Europe in the second half of the 15th century as woodcuts with blocks carved to include both text and illustrations. The content of the books was nearly always religious, aimed at a popular audience, and a few titles were often reprinted in several editions using new woodcuts.

There has been debate about whether the designer of these woodcuts was Italian or Northern, although most scholars are agreed that the cutter was of Northern origin. In contrast, the spare and elegant woodcuts of the second illustrated book printed in Italy, the De re militari, appear wholly Italian. Published in Verona in , this military. Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks of over 2, results for Books: "woodcut".

On Febru Albrecht Pfister of Bamberg, characterized as "a church dignitary and amateur printer," issued a book of fables: Der Edelstein by Ulrich Boner, a Dominican ning woodcuts, this was also the first book printed in German, and the first dated book with woodcut illustrations. 2 days ago  "Born in Germany in , Anselm Kiefer is one of the most important artists of his generation. His works--encompassing and transcending painting, sculpture, photography, and installation--are epic in both scale and subject matter; in them, Kiefer wrestles with the darkness of German history, unearthing the taboos that underlie the collective past and interweaving .


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Get 1465-1525. book from a library. Woodcuts in German books, a guide to an exhibition. [Paula Constance Koromilas; Robert L Volz; Chapin Library.]. Woodcut in early printed books (online exhibition from the Library of Congress) A collection of woodcuts images can be found at the University of Houston Digital Library; Meditations, or the Contemplations of the Most Devout is a 15th-century publication that is considered the first Italian illustrated book, using early woodcut techniques.

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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.

Augsburg, This edition of the Passion of the Lord Jesus Christ is illustrated by a woodcut initial letter and twenty-four hand-colored woodcut of "Christ Washing the Feet of the Apostles" is one of the more successful in the group. Typical of the early s, the image has broad contours outlining the figures and parallel lines modeling their forms.

Book Illustration Because the printing of movable type, like the woodcut, is a relief process, once the printing press and movable type were invented in the mid-fifteenth century, woodcuts provided the ideal means for illustrating early printed books.

The woodblocks could be placed alongside the type in the flatbed press and printed at the same. Item Details. Various artists, anonymous Pages from Wunderwerck, oder Gottes unergründtliches Vorbilden (“Miracle, or God’s Unfathomable Portents”), Woodcut illustrations with letterpress type on laid paper Unsigned Pages from Johann Basilius Herold’s German translation of Conrad (Wolfhardt) Lycosthenes’ Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon (“Chronicle of.

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STUDY. PLAY. Incunabula -began to use woodcuts to illustrate books. -woodcuts also used for drop caps. Gunther Zainer-established a printing press in Ausburg in s-scribe and illuminator-learned printing in Strasbourg. The woodcuts were produced in series depending on the line of events depicted in the Holy Book.

The style makes it easy for the art lover to connect the pieces in relation to the documented story. For example, pieces such as the Lamentation of Christ, the Entombment, and the Resurrection are chronologically linked. Elegant hand-colored woodcut borders are used in Johann Zainer's edition of Petrarch's Historia Griseldis and woodcuts in his edition of Aesop's Vita et fabulae (Life and Tales).

Many of his illustrations are not completely enclosed with rectangular borders, allowing white space to flow from the wide margins into the pictures. The earliest proper woodcut-illustrated books began to appear in Germany in the early s; from there, woodcut illustration spread to Italy, the Netherlands, France and, byto efforts were usually fairly crude, often a simple outline print (so making it easier to hand-colour) but style and approach varied from country to country and even from.

Individual captions for each selection, notes on each artist, and an informative introduction to the art of the woodcut and the German Expressionist movement add to the book's value as a reference work.

Dover () original s:   Drawing inspiration from his collection of 15th century German woodcuts, he founded the Kelmscott Press, which printed a number of his own works, in addition to works by Keats, Shelley, and Swinburne.

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Prior to its publication in the s, books in Europe had been painstakingly reproduced by hand. “For Sayonara, literally translated, 'Since it must be so,' of all the good-bys I have heard is the most the Auf Wiedershens and Au revoirs, it does not try to cheat itself by any bravado 'Till we meet again,' any sedative to postpone the pain of does not evade the issue like the sturdy blinking ll is a father's good-by.

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Zainer’s first book to contain woodcut illustrations was published inAugsburg’s very first illustrated book. Günther Zainer: A prolific German printer, who introduced printing to Augsburg in southern Germany in During his. - Explore Claire Correia's board "The German Illustrated Book", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Woodcut, Nuremberg, Medieval art pins.woodcut: A print or a method of printmaking from an engraved block of wood. engraving: The practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface by cutting grooves into it. Albrecht Dürer: (–) A German painter, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg, often regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance.THE ART OF THE WOODCUT NOVEL The Art of the Woodcut Novel an exhibition, highlighted in Art New England (Sept/Oct ), curated by David A.

Berona, Dean of Library and Academic Support Services at Plymouth State University (New Hampshire, USA) and author of "Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels"on display will be original woodcuts from.