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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Seal cutting
Seal carving, also seal cutting, or zhuanke in Chinese (篆刻), is a traditional form of art that originated in China, and later spread to East Asia. It refers to cutting a pattern into the bottom face o...
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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Great Seal of Scotland
The Great Seal of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Seala Mòr na h-Alba) allows the monarch to authorise official documents without having to sign each document individually. Wax is melted in a metal mou...
The Four Witches
The Four Witches (German: Die Vier Hexen, or Four Naked Women or Four Sorceresses) is a 1497 engraving by the German Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer. The work shows four sensual, exuberant nude wome...
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Girolamo Mocetto
Girolamo Mocetto (c. 1470, Murano – after 1531, Venice. Active 1490 – 1530.) was an Italian Renaissance painter, engraver, and stained glass designer. He was heavily influenced by Domenico...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Thomas Fielding
Thomas Fielding (fl. 1776–1787), was an English engraver.Fielding is stated to have been born about 1758. He studied under Bartolozzi, but more especially under William Wynne Ryland, to whom he acted ...
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