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Prints

Prints   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
4,058 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Before photography, almost the only method of producing multiple images was by making a design on a copper plate, stone,

Prints

Prints   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
24,121 words
Illustration(s):
1

Images or designs impressed or stamped on a support (e.g. paper or fabric). The term encompasses a wide variety of

Prints and Drawings

Prints and Drawings   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
3,245 words

Prints and drawings enrich our knowledge and appreciation of dance by showing us not only what it looked like but

prints and printmaking

prints and printmaking   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
259 words

A print is any impression taken from a *wood, *metal, or clay matrix, each impression becoming a replica

prints

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
Length:
257 words
In typographical and artistic usage, a print is a picture or design printed from a block or a plate. The impression on the paper can be made from a design on a raised surface (e.g. ... ... More
prints

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
2,431 words

1. Methods and techniques

Printmaking techniques fall into four main groups, with a number of individual techniques peripheral to these.

print

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
426 words
A picture or design made (usually on paper) from an inked impression of an engraved metal plate, wooden block, etc. Prints are made by a great variety of processes, but they fall into ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
44 words
An image or design impressed or stamped on a support such as paper or fabric. The term encompasses a wide range of techniques used to produce multiple versions of an original design. ... ... More
prints

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontes

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
891 words
During the early 19th century there was a revolution in engraving, which allowed for reasonably priced books with steel engravings to reach middle-class families like the Brontës. This was ... More

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