The Printed Image in the West: History and Techniques


Subject:
Art , Prints & Printmakers

Description:
Illustrated descriptions of printmaking techniques. Includes history and examples of woodcut, engraving (using a metal tool known as a burin), etching (which uses acid), drypoint, mezzotint, aquatint, and lithography. Includes links to related exhibits and websites. Part of a timeline of art history from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Publisher:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/prnt/hd_prnt.htm


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