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By Douglas Percy Bliss

Housed within the British Museum is a 1300-year-old chinese language manuscript with a dead ringer for Buddha drawn in flowing black traces. This, in response to A heritage of wooden Engraving, is the oldest recognized woodcut and the place to begin for this vigorous background of the paintings shape. for centuries, wooden engraving used to be the first technique of illustrating books in France, Italy, and the Netherlands.  within the 16th century, the German grasp Durer introduced engraving to new creative heights. because then, ratings of precise originals have placed their very own stamp in this exact splendidly expressive shape. a regular within the field, A background of wooden Engraving offers any artwork lover a trove of desirable information—from engraving ideas, to artist biographies, to private commentary—all expertly defined by way of Douglas Percy Bliss, a well known painter and engraver in his personal correct. the writer strikes the tale all of the option to smooth occasions, with a last bankruptcy on contemporary masters and the way forward for engraving.

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