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Title:
The woodcut in fifteenth-century Europe
Author:
Parshall, Peter W.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
352 pages : illustrations (come color) ; 29 cm.
Summary:
The advent of printing in Western Europe is a familiar historical milestone; far less known is the emergence of a technology of image printing more than a generation before Gutenberg.
General Note:
"Proceedings of the symposium 'The Woodcut in Fifteenth-Century Europe, ' organized by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, and sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in honor of Franklin D. Murphy. The symposium was held November 18-19, 2005, in Washington, D.C."
Language:
English
Contents:
Picturing Oedipus in the Sion textile / Teresa Nevins -- Prints in the early printing shops / Paul Needham -- Woodcuts for reading: the codicology of fifteenth-century blockbooks and woodcut cycles / Nigel Palmer -- Multiplying the sacred: the fifteenth-century woodcut as reproduction, surrogate, simulation / David. S. Areford -- "In gebeden vnd in bilden geschriben": prints as exemplars of piety and the culture of the copy in fifteenth-century Germany / Jeffrey F. Hamburger -- Topics and formats of anti-Jewish single-leaf woodcuts in the late fifteenth century / Christine Magin and Falk Eisermann -- A fifteenth-century picture panel from the Dominican monastery of Saint Catherine in Nuremberg / Richard Field -- The early print and the origins of the picture postcard / Peter Schmidt -- The pigments on hand-colored fifteenth-century relief prints from the collections of the National Gallery of Art and the Germanisches Nationalmuseum / Shelley Fletcher, Lisha Glinsman, and Doris Oltrogge -- Illuminating the print: the use of color in fifteenth-century prints and book illumination / Doris Oltrogge -- Paste prints and flock prints: a technological approach / Roland Damm and Alexandra Scheld.
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ISBN:
9780300121636
Format :
Book

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