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lithography

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(from Gk. lithos, ‘stone’, and graphein, ‘to write’).

The principal technology for printing music and other writings.

See printing and publishing of music (2d).

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miniature

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A term applied to two different kinds of pictures: first, representational images (as distinct from decorative motifs) in illuminated manuscripts; and secondly, very small independent...

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Musée Condé Chantilly

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Henri d’Orléans, duc d’Aumale (1822–97), the fifth son of Louis-Philippe, bequeathed to the Institut de France in 1884 the château (restored and rebuilt after 1871) he had inherited from...

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Myles Birket Foster

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(b North Shields, Northumberland [now Tyne and Wear], 4 Feb. 1825; d Weybridge, Surrey, 27 Mar. 1899).

English painter and illustrator. He was trained as a wood engraver and early...

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Parke–Bernet

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Auction house active in New York. The founding partners of the firm were auctioneers Major Hiram Haney Parke (b Philadelphia, PA, 1873; d New York, 1 April 1959) and G. ...

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Paul Mellon

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(b Pittsburgh, PA, 11 June 1907; d Upperville, VA, 1 Feb 1999),

collector. Son of Andrew W. Mellon. (Unless otherwise mentioned, all works are in New Haven, CT, Yale Cent. ...

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Philip Hofer

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 (1898–1984) American collector and curator.

His extensive collections, both MS and print, documented the development of book illustration and the history of letterforms. These...

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Reynolds Stone

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 (1909–79) English wood engraver (see woodcut illustration), designer, painter, and letter cutter.

Stylistically a descendant of Bewick, and, in lettering, of the Renaissance...

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Robert Hoe

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(b New York, 10 March 1839; d London, 22 Sept 1909),

collector. Hoe was the grandson of Robert Hoe, the manufacturer of printing machines and presses, who had made a ...

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sand casting

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A method of casting metal in a piece mould of very fine and compacted sand. Only relatively simple sculptural forms can be made in this way. The technique was used for casting medals during...

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