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date: 25 May 2019

woodcut 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers

Term applied to the technique of making a print from a block of wood sawn along the grain and also to the print so made. Although the term is often loosely used for any type of print made from wood, it refers specifically to those made from blocks in which the grain runs lengthways across the surface (as in a plank of wood). It can thus be distinguished from ... ...

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