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Author: Donald H Karshan; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Cooper-Hewitt Museum, ©1980.
Series: Smithsonian illustrated library of antiques.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over a four-century span the art of printmaking in the West evolved from the naive woodcut of the Middle Ages to the dramatic metal engraving of the Renaissance and the sophisticated lithograph of the nineteenth cdentury. Like painting and sculpture, printmaking is a major form of artistic expression.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald H Karshan; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
OCLC Number: 6446935
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Techniques of printmaking --
The Printmaker's subjects: a selection --
Advice for print collectors.
Series Title: Smithsonian illustrated library of antiques.
Responsibility: Donald Karshan.

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Over a four-century span the art of printmaking in the West evolved from the naive woodcut of the Middle Ages to the dramatic metal engraving of the Renaissance and the sophisticated lithograph of the nineteenth cdentury. Like painting and sculpture, printmaking is a major form of artistic expression.

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