Book , Print in English

Engraving and etching, 1400-2000 : a history of the development of manual intaglio printmaking processes

Ad Stijnman.
  • London : Archetype Publications ; Houten, Netherlands : in association with HES and DE GRAAF Publishers, 2012.
  • xiv, 658 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, music ; 31 cm
Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Summary
  • "This comprehensively illustrated study is the first of its kind to cover all elements of the trade of engraving and etching throughout six centuries"--Publisher's website.
Contents
  • Introduction. Origin and structure of this study ; Art history and printmaking ; Main issues ; Technique and style ; Working method
  • Antecedents, early developments and dissemination. Engraving ; Intaglio printing ; Etching ; Dissemination of intaglio printmaking techniques
  • The trade in intaglio printmaking. Engravers and plate printers ; Education ; The workshop ; Suppliers
  • Producing the Matrix. The printing plate ; Transferring the design ; Mechanical procedures ; Chemical procedures ; Non-manual procedures
  • Printing the matrix. General ; Printing support ; Printing medium ; Printing press ; Printing procedures ; Colour printing procedures
  • Summary and final conclusions
  • Appendix 1: General chronology of intaglio printmaking processes
  • Appendix 2: Early engravers up to 1500
  • Appendix 3: Terms in print addresses.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN
  • 9781904982715
  • 1904982719
  • 9780755316236
  • 0755316231
  • 9789061945918
  • 9061945917
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2013474159
  • OCLC: 806200868
  • OCLC: 806200868