Rorer recently received commissions from The Folio Society in London to make original engravings
for Bram Stoker's "Dracula" and Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."
of Minnesota) provides an engaging tome both historical and art historical in its scope, examining the early European engravings
(sixteenth century-nineteenth century) of the American Indian and how these engravings
helped shape the early Americas in the European imagination.
In three volumes Pomeroy has reproduced over 1000 of Anderson's engravings
with 2,322 descriptive entries detailing publication date(s), size of the book, and other facts about the illustrations round in the many books, pamphlets, and ephemera published in Anderson's lifetime.
Over 100 of the best wood engravings
from around the world came to County Durham last week.
Impressively illustrated by Rick Allen's woodcuts and engravings
, the story begins in the mid-winter of 1917 when a golden-colored puppy was born in New Hampshire.
Mariantonietta Acocella examines the fortunes and mutations of these narratives as they were translated into the vernacular, interpreted and adapted for a Christian public, and depicted in engravings
, paintings, and fresco cycles.
LONDON -- A British firm has come up with a unique sales concept that pairs original antique prints and engravings
with an exclusive range of limited-edition and customized decorative items such as mirrors, lamps, furniture, silks and rugs.
Yet Bann himself knowingly lingers on this moment, re-assessing it through reference to an oft-quoted line attributed to Delaroche and supposedly pronounced at the moment that photography was officially introduced: "La peinture est morte a dater de ce jour." In fact, Bann shows, rather than banishing painting, photography served to reproduce it, but the reproductions included photographs of engravings
of paintings as well as photos of the paintings themselves.
These sheets, nearly a dozen of which appear in the exhibition, were bravado imitations of engravings
; the studies of heads, hands, and bodies are contoured by swelling ink lines traced through meaty cross-hatching.
In "Arab Horses Fighting in a Stable," his version of the subject, Delacroix was able to synthesize the classical with the exotic, with his studies of ecorche (French for flayed bodies), with the example of English art, and with the work of Rubens--Delacroix owned Pieter Claesz Soutman's engravings
of Rubens' paintings of hunts.
Superior workpieces contain complex engravings
which demand very fine tools.
African Rock Art: Paintings and Engravings
on Stone by Alec Campbell, photographs by David Coulson Harry N.
Mexicans are probably most familiar with the wood and metal engravings
of Jose Guadalupe Posada, who, through simple, clear and easily understandable artistry, brought his work to the masses.
On March 6th the University of Toronto's Art Centre (at 15 King's College Circle) opened the doors to the Paper Icons: Orthodox Religious Engravings
exhibit, which will be on display until May 3 1st.
The uniform drawing ability of the porous metal reportedly imparts fine surface details, engravings
, or textures such as simulated leather grain.