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The Renaissance print, 1470-1550

The Renaissance print, 1470-1550

Author: David Landau; Peter Parshall
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1996]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Through an examination of material and institutional circumstances, through the study of work shop practices and of technical and aesthetic experimentation, this book seeks to give an account of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Landau; Peter Parshall
ISBN: 0300068832 9780300068832 0300057393 9780300057393
OCLC Number: 477066237
Notes: Originally published: 1994
Awards: Winner of Mitchell Prize for the History of Art 1995
Description: 432 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: I Framing the Renaissance Print. II Craft Guilds, Workshops and Suppliers: 1 Printmakers and the Organised Crafts 2 The Printmaker's Workshop and its Necessities 3 Paper - the Printer's Ground 4 Blocks and Plates - the Printmaker's Matrix 5 Printmaking Presses 6 Production Rates, Costs and Market Value. III: How Prints Became Works of Art - the First Generation, The North, to 1500: 1 Book Illustration and Specialisation in the Woodcut Trade 2 Anton Koberger's Enterprise 3 Anton Kolb and Jacopo de'Barbari - Northern Enterprise Abroad 4 Northern Engraving and the Inventions of the Master ES 5 Marin Schongauer - His Innovation and His Imitators 6 Israhel van Meckenem - Entrepreneurial Printmaker and Pirate 7 Early Traces of Print Collecting Italy, 1470-1506 1 The Development of a Tonal System 2 The Impression as a Work of Art 3 Prints as Competitors of Paintings 4 The Market. IV From Collaboration to Reproduction in Italy: 1 The Early Years 2 Marcantonio, Agostino Veneziano and Marco Dente 3 Titian, Parmigianino and Rosso and their Collaboration with Ugo da Carpi, Caraglio and Antonio da Trento 4 The Birth of the Reproductive Print. V The Cultivation of the Woodcut in the North: 1 The Refinement of the Single-leaf Woodcut 2 The First Masters 3 Colour Printing 4 Altdorfer and the Miniature Woodcut 5 Emperor Maximilian' s Projects 6 Maxmilian's Block Cutters Thereafter 7 Corner Presses and their Public 8 Mural Woodcuts and their Proper Walls 9 Prints and Facts - the Specialised Markets. VI Artistic Experiment and the Collector's Print: Prints and Collectors in Italy - 1 Innovators and their Followers 2 Italian Printers - Their Milieu and the market 3 Print Publishing in Italy Prints and Collectors in the North 1 Northern Engraving - the Refinement of the Art 2 Etching - the Failed Experiment 3 Northern Printmakers - their Milieu and the Market. VII Collecting the World. Appendix: Currency Values and Wages
Responsibility: David Landau and Peter Parshall


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