Printmaking in the service of botany

By: Bridson, Gavin D.R.

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Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1986, focussing on the development of processes by which original botanical drawings were reproduced in print. It includes examples from many great artists, including Ehret, Edwards, Francis Bauer, Thomas Bewick (reproducing the work of Henderson) and Besler (engraved by Killin). The commentary includes several hints as to how the different methods of printing can be identified, and describes the complex procedure involved in producing colour relief half-tones. 167 pp.

Title: Printmaking in the service of botany

Author Name: Bridson, Gavin D.R.

Categories: Botanical Art,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh: 1986

ISBN Number: 0 913196 49 5

ISBN Number 13: 9780913196496

Binding: Paper covers

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 6352

Keywords: English