Engraving
Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are ...
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Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch
Dürer, born #onthisday in 1471, produced one of the largest prints ever – the Triumphal Arch for the Holy Roman Emperor. Altogether it’s nearly 3 meters tall and consists of 36 sheets of paper.
Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer (/ˈdʊərər, ˈdjʊər-/; [ˈalbʁɛçt ˈdyːʁɐ]; 21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528) was a German painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg. His high-quality woodcuts (no...
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State Seal of Japan
The Great Seal of Japan (Japanese: 国璽, formerly 國璽 kokuji) is the Japanese official seal of state. It is cubic. The characters 大日本國璽 (Great Japan Nation Seal) are carved in the archaic Chinese Seal s...
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Amoretti Brothers
The Amoretti (San Pancrazio Parmense, 18th to 19th centuries) are a family of type-engravers, printers, mechanicians and crafted blacksmiths of the Duchy of Parma. They were friends and pupils of the ...
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Étienne Ficquet
Étienne Ficquet (13 September 1719 – 11 December 1794) was a French engraver.Ficquet was born in Paris in 1719, and was instructed by G. F. Schmidt and Le Bas. He acquired great reputation by a ...
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Jules-Clément Chaplain
Jules-Clément Chaplain (12 July 1839 – 13 July 1909) was a French sculptor and one of its finest medallists. With Louis Oscar Roty (1846–1911) he helped found the Art Nouveau movement.Chaplain was bor...
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Birch's Views of Philadelphia
Birch's Views of Philadelphia was an 1800 book of prints drawn and engraved by William Russell Birch (1755–1844) and his son Thomas Birch (1779–1851). The 27 illustrations of the city are ...
Birch's Views of Philadelphia - Wikipedia
Francis Holl
Francis Holl (23 March 1815 – 14 January 1884), was an English engraver.
He was born 23 March 1815 in Camden Town, London, the fourth son of the prominent engraver William Holl the Elder (c...
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Visscher panorama
A panorama of London by Claes Visscher, 1616. Old St Paul's Cathedral had lost its spire by this time. The two theatres in the foreground on the Southwark side of the River Thames are The Bear Garden ...
Visscher panorama - Wikipedia
Giovanni Francesco Cassioni
Giovanni Francesco Cassioni (17th century) was an Italian engraver in wood. He was born in Bologna, and made a number of portraits of painters for Carlo Cesare Malvasia to use in his Felsina Pittrice ...