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Prints & people : a social history of printed pictures

Author: A Hyatt Mayor
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1980, ©1971.
Series: Princeton paperbacks.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Hyatt Mayor
ISBN: 0691003262 9780691003269 0870991086 9780870991080
OCLC Number: 13898113
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971.
Description: approximately 450 pages : 752 illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The Chinese invent paper --
The oldest European woodcuts --
The first dated prints --
Holy pictures --
Playing cards and others --
The first printed books --
The Bible of the poor --
The art of dying --
Printing breaks away from manuscript --
Printer's shortcuts --
Illustrated books in Augsburg --
Illustrated books in Ulm --
Woodcutter's distortions --
Venice observed --
Personal styles emerge --
Netherlandish illustrations --
Parisian illustrations --
Illustrating Virgil --
Italian painters and woodcutters --
Prophets and sibyls in Rome --
Contrast of temperaments --
Ratdolt --
Bookplates --
Almanacs for wall and pocket --
Prints for pasting --
Aesop --
Herbals and scientific illustration --
Engineering illustrated --
The beginnings of engraving --
Dotted prints --
The Master of the playing cards --
Master ES --
The housebook master and drypoint --
Schongauer --
Early Netherlandish engravers --
Van Meckenem --
Florentine engraving --
The triumphs of Petrarch and Maximilian --
Dante --
Savonarola --
Florentine woodcut illustration --
Business books --
Lettering and writing --
Perspective --
Maps --
Copyright and patronage --
Anatomy in Florence --
Mantegna --
Caricature --
Hawkers and walkers --
Book covers --
Title page and frontispiece --
Milanese woodcuts --
Full tide in Venice --
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili --
Giorgione's twilight --
Etching and aquatint --
Gods and personifications --
Illustrations for architects --
Grotesque ornament --
Books of hours --
Royal progresses --
Dürer's four horsemen --
Dürer in Italy --
Dürer's print styles --
Dürer's figures --
Portrait engraving --
Burgkmair and the emperor --
Cranach --
Altdorfer --
Baldung and Weiditz --
The German little masters --
Figure-drawing books --
Holbein --
Lucas of Leiden --
Marcantonio --
Marcantonio's workshop --
Imitations of drawings --
Color printing --
Parmigiano --
The Fontainebleau school --
Duvet --
Cousin --
Pleasure gardens --
Eternal Rome --
Printselling in Antwerp and London --
For needle and bobbin --
Man's variety --
Furniture designs --
Anatomy becomes a science --
Artists as block-cutters --
Titian --
Engraving standardized --
Last woodcut books --
Jewelry designs --
Northern mannerists --
Brueghel --
Rubens --
Van Dyck --
Barocci --
Twilight's gradual veil --
How-to-do-it manuals --
Children's books --
Bellange --
Callot --
Life in France --
Dutch etchers before Rembrandt --
Rembrandt's portraits --
Rembrandt's techniques --
Rembrandt and the Bible --
Rembrandt and Italy --
Rembrandt's figures --
Rembrandt's landscapes --
Rembrandt's contemporaries --
Mezzotint --
Central Italian etchers --
Italy and Rembrandt --
Landscape --
Art exhibitions --
Interior decoration --
Stage scenery --
The copyrighted picture story --
Trade catalogues --
18th-century books --
Rococo and classicism in Germany --
Wallpaper --
On cloth, china, and enamel --
Venetian and Roman printmakers --
G.B. Tiepolo and Piranesi --
Watteau and Boucher --
Etching in France and Switzerland --
The estampe galante --
Rowlandson and Debucourt --
English romantics --
Early lithography --
Géricault and Delacroix --
Goya --
19th-century Germans --
Banknotes --
A quarter turn of the wood --
Posters --
Girtin and Turner --
Folk prints --
Photography --
Daumier --
Lami and Gavarni --
Artists' colonies --
Late French romantics --
Manet and Fattori --
Degas and Cassatt --
Illustration in the English-speaking 1860s --
Light from the East --
Meryon and Whistler --
The line block --
Toulouse-Lautrec --
Gauguin and Munch --
International virtuosos --
Prints by French sculptors and painters --
Villon --
Matisse --
Picasso --
The expressionists --
The American scene --
The world within.
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks.
Other Titles: Social history of printed pictures
Prints and people
Responsibility: A. Hyatt Mayor.

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