2 edition of Some German woodcuts of the fifteenth century. found in the catalog.
|Contributions||Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962., Morris, William, 1834-1896., Kelmscott Press., William Morris and Kelmscott Press Collection (Library of Congress), Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||NE1245 .C6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 36 p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||49035171|
SCHEDEL, Hartmann (). Liber erg: Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July The first edition of the most extensively illustrated book of the 15th century; this copy finely colored and illuminated by an early artist responsible for its superb coloring worked with a rich and vibrant palette to produce a copy of . Types: G (headlines and headings), bG (text). woodcut illustrations printed from blocks (S.C. Cockrell's count, Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century, Kelmscott Press: , pp) by Michael Wolgemut, Wilhelm Pleydenwurff and their workshop, including Albrecht Dürer, major initials supplied in red ink in a.
Thirty-five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, 4to, approximately x mm, 12 x 8½ inches, pages: xi, 23 leaves illustrating woodcuts with some text, printed and numbered on rectos only, then pages and last le. ‘On the Artistic Qualities of the Woodcut Books of Ulm and Augsburg in the Fifteenth Century’, in Cockerell, S. C. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century, (Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, ), pp. William Morris, in A Note by William Morris, op. cit., p. 2.
Woodcuts have been made for over years. At one time, at the end of the 19th Century, it was considered a poor man’s art form by the uninformed observer. If you have ever seen one of Albrecht Durer’s woodcuts by this great 15th Century German master engraver and printer you will quickly change your mind, I hope. The entire Renaissance period was rich with artists working in this . Published in German and Latin versions in , this six-hundred-page book was an ambitious history of the world from the biblical dawn of creation until It contained 1, woodcut illustrations in its complex, carefully designed byinch pages.
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Thirty-five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from his article "On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century," and followed by a list of the principal books with woodcuts in his library. SOME GERMAN WOODCUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY SOME GERMAN WOODCUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOHN CHARRINGTON THE GRANGE, SHENLEY SOME GERMAN WOODCUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY FOREWORD.
Of the 35 reproductions of German woodcuts here given, 29 are all that were done of a series chosen by.
"Here ends Some German woodcuts of the fifteenth century, for which the blocks (with one exception) were prepared by Walker and Boutall under the direction of the late William Morris.
Now edited by S.C. Cockerell, and printed at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith. Finished on the 15th day of December, "--Colophon.
Some German woodcuts of the fifteenth century. Item Preview remove-circle preceded by extracts from his article "On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century," and followed by a list of the principal books with woodcuts in his library.
Piero Pacini's edition of the Epistles of the Evangelists is considered the greatest Florentine illustrated book of the fifteenth century.
It is the most notable book that Mr. Rosenwald purchased at the Dyson Perrins sale. The book contains large woodcuts, all but 8 original to this text, 24 small cuts of saints and prophets, and a series. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.
Kelmscott Press, One of copies on paper. Quarto. Printed in red and in black. Golden type, printed in red and black; thirty-five line-block illustrations, one woodcut initial. Original holland.
Wood-engraving, German Description Thirty-five reproductions from books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from an article by him on the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century.
Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century. Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, [issued ]. Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, [issued ]. 4to ( x mm). Woodcut is a relief printing technique in artist carves an image into the surface of a block of wood—typically with gouges—leaving the printing parts level with the surface while removing the non-printing parts.
Areas that the artist cuts away carry no ink, while characters or images at surface level carry the ink to produce the print. The essays examine the technological, social, political, religious, personal, and institutional contexts of 15th-century woodcuts and challenge many assumptions about the phenomenon of early printing, including the beginnings of printing on cloth, the significance of monastic production, the development of book printing and book illustration /5(2).
The second record-setting item was a copy of Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century, printed by the Kelmscott Press in and issued in Though copies of this work printed on paper regularly sell for prices between $1, and $3, this was the first and only copy of this work printed on vellum to appear on the market at auction.
The golden age of Italian woodcut illustration began in the last quarter of the fifteenth century and lasted for roughly years, during which period some of the most harmonious and delightful books ever produced issued from Italian presses.
the spare and elegant woodcuts of the second illustrated book printed in Italy, the De re militari. Book Illustration Because the printing of movable type, like the woodcut, is a relief process, once the printing press and movable type were invented in the mid-fifteenth century, woodcuts provided the ideal means for illustrating early printed books.
The woodblocks could be placed alongside the type in the flatbed press and printed at the same. this is a very interesting book, though it arrived a bit late. The quality was good, with surprising imagery from the great german expressionists.
when you study history of the 20th century, you are interested in woodcuts and you like the expressionists, this is a must see.
pity there is so little writing and context/5(18). The first person to be identified in a book as an illustrator, _____, introduced cross-hatch illustration in Travels in Mount Syon.
Erhard Reuwich Woodcut artists and typographic printers in Germany during the last half of the fifteenth century collaborated to develop the illustrated book. Woodcut, technique of printing designs from planks of wood incised parallel to the vertical axis of the wood’s grain. It is one of the oldest methods of making prints from a relief surface, having been used in China to decorate textiles since the 5th century Europe, printing from wood blocks on textiles was known from the early 14th century, but it had little development until paper.
Today, it has been estimated that Latin and German copies survive – an unusually large number for a fifteenth-century book.
Trinity College, Dublin, holds two editions ( and ) of this massive book and together they tell us the story of how it became the most famous best-selling book of the fifteenth century. Fig 1.
COCKERELL, Sydney C. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century. Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, [issued ]. 4to ( x mm). Printed in Golden type in black and red, 35 reproductions of early woodcuts (process blocks by Walker & Boutall) printed on rectos only of 23 sheets, each with printed caption, printer's device.
Part I contains woodcuts in the medieval style, copied in reverse from original designs that appeared in Ulm in Part II is illustrated with woodcuts designed in the early s that are more fully developed than the ones in Part I and represent the life and customs of the late fifteenth century.
Campbell Dodgson, ENGLISH DEVOTIONAL WOODCUTS OF THE LATE FIFTEENTH CENTURY, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THOSE IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY, The Volume of the Walpole Society, Vol.
17 (), pp. Printmaking - Printmaking - History of printmaking: Engraving is one of the oldest art forms. Engraved designs have been found on prehistoric bones, stones, and cave walls.
The technique of duplicating images goes back several thousand years to the Sumerians (c. bce), who engraved designs and cuneiform inscriptions on cylinder seals (usually made of stone), which, when rolled over soft.Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.
Introduction. More woodcuts by Buschmann and Wendling are featured in the book Holzschnitte des deutschen Expressionismus (Sc) in the company of better known artists such as Barlach, Kandinsky, Kirchner and Kollwitz.A further exploration of German woodcuts in general can be found in Der deutsche Holzschnitt im Jahrhundert by Gunther Thiem (Sb) while many fine .