Reference Entry

lithography

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199532940
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727634
lithography

Show Summary Details

Preview

(Greek: lithos, ‘stone’, and graphein, ‘to write’).

A method of printing from a design drawn directly on to a slab of stone or other suitable material. The design is neither raised in relief as in ...

Reference Entry.  278 words. 

Subjects: Art

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.