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Helleweegen, Willy

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 204 words.

Dutch, 20th century, male.

Active and naturalised in Belgium.

Born 1914, in Maastricht; died 1991.

Painter, sculptor.

Helleweegen studied in Liège, but...

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Annus, Siim-Tanel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 597 words.

Estonian, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 4 January 1960, in Tallinn, Soviet Union (now Estonia).

Graphic artist, painter, performance artist, printmaker (relief printing,...

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Robert Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

British sculptor, born in Northampton. He studied (mainly part-time) at Northampton School of Art, 1933–44, whilst working at various jobs including engineering and printing. After the...

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Sir Emery Walker

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

After some menial jobs, he met Alfred Dawson, a pioneer of photomechanical printing (photographic etching) for the printing trade, and joined his business. In 1886, he formed a partnership...

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Punched print

David P. Becker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 828 words.

Type of print for which marks are impressed by hammering punches, small metal tools, into the surface of a metal plate, which is then printed by either a relief or intaglio process. The...

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Gleissner, Franz

Vincent Duckles.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 734 words.

(b Neustadt, 1759; d Munich, Sept 18, 1818). German composer and lithographer. After early training in the seminary at Amberg, he moved to Munich, where he continued studies in music...

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Pratt, F. & R

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 19th-Century Art. 144 words.

English earthenware factory in Fenton (Staffordshire) established c. 1818 by Felix Edward Pratt (1813–94); the principal artist and engraver was Jesse Austin (1806–79), who had...

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Etching, relief

Raymond Lister.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 1228 words.

Relief printmaking process in which a metal block is prepared by etching and the design is left in relief. It was first used by Leonardo da Vinci and then most notably by William...

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Senefelder, J(ohann) N(epomuk) F(ranz) Alois

Gudrun Schmidt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 588 words.

[Aloys]

(b Prague, Nov 6, 1771; d Munich, Feb 26, 1834).

German inventor and printer. Between 1783 and 1793 he went to school in Munich and studied law at the...

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Collotype

Pat Gilmour.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing. 1359 words.

[Fr. phototypie; Ger. Lichtdruck]

First viable commercial printing process capable of translating the continuous tones of photography into the permanency of printer’s ink....

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Brushline

Jerome Silbergeld.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Islamic Art. 1949 words.

At certain times in Western art movements, as, for instance, with Art Nouveau, line has been accorded particular importance. It is also a valued element in Islamic art. However, it is...

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The Rock Art of South and East Asia

Paul S.C. Taçon.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Chinese Archaeology. 9102 words.

This chapter discusses the rock art of South and East Asia, with particular emphasis on India, China, and Southeast Asia. It begins with an overview of early research and first discoveries...

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Pasteprints

Elizabeth T. Coombs.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 938 words.

[Ger. Teigdrucke; Fr. empreintes en pâte]

Rare category of small low relief images produced by covering a sheet of paper with one or more layers of material (referred to as...

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Linocut

M. B. Cohn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 999 words.

[linoleum cut, linoleum block print; Fr. linogravure, Ger. Linolschnitt, It. linografia, Sp. grabado en linóleo]

Type of relief print in which linoleum is used as the printing...

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Woodcut

Katharina Mayer Haunton, Hilary Chapman and S. R. Theobald.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 17178 words.

[Fr. gravure en bois, gravure sur bois; Ger. Holzschnitt; It. silografia, xilografia; Sp. grabado en madera, xilografía]

Type of relief print and the process by which it is...

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Dotted print

Gisèle Lambert.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking. 632 words.

[Fr. criblé; Ger. Schrotblatt.]

Type of print made by a process of relief-engraving on metal, used by goldsmiths in the second half of the 15th century. The plates were...

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Wood-engraving

Leo John De Freitas.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 2263 words.

[Fr. gravure sur bois debout ; Ger. Holzstich

Type of relief print related to the Woodcut , and the process by which it is made. The two processes are, however,...

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Carborundum print

Pat Gilmour.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 590 words.

[Fr. Gravure au carborundum]

Print made by combining carborundum—a carbon and silicon compound customarily used for polishing by abrasion—with synthetic resin or varnish (see...

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Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan

Andrew Edmund Goble.

September 2011; p ublished online November 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 208 pages.

This is the first book-length exploration in English of issues of medicine and society in premodern Japan. The book expands the parameters of the study of medicine in East Asia and...

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Collagraph

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 277 words.

[collage intaglio; collagraphy]

Printmaking technique in which the plate is constructed of adhered elements. A collagraph plate can be inked in both relief and intaglio, and an...

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