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German woodcut in the 20th century

German woodcut in the 20th century

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Published by Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations in [Stuttgart .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition organised by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations.

Statement[compiled and with text by Gunther Thiem] ; [translation Eileen Martin].
ContributionsMartin, Eileen., Thiem, Gunter., Institut f"ur Auslandsbeziehungen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18161752M

Get this from a library! German expressionist woodcuts. [Shane Weller;] -- Presents over one hundred woodcuts by nearly thirty German Expressionists, primarily from the early twentieth century, including works by Edvard Munch and Ernst Barlach. German, () Woodcut printed in colors, circa , edition unknown. 7 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed, "Orig. Holzschnitt,handabzug." This is a fine, fresh impression printed on Japanese paper.

As woodcut can be easily printed together with movable type, because both are relief-printed, it was the main medium for book illustrations until the late sixteenth century. The first woodcut book illustration dates to about , only a few years after the beginning of printing with movable type, printed by Albrecht Pfister in Bamberg. Get this from a library! German Expressionist Woodcuts.. [Shane Weller] -- Over works by Max Beckmann, Heinrich Campendonk, Erich Heckel, Franz M. Jansen, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Cšar Klein, Kt̃he Kollwitz, Georg Mathy̌, Edvard Munch, Wilhelm Rudolph, Arthur Segal.

Illustration from Geographia, plate 36 from Woodcuts from Books of the XVI Century, , assembled into portfolio , Unknown Artist (German, 16th century), assembled by Max Geisberg (Swiss, ), Germany, Woodcut on paper, × mm (image/te×t), × mm (sheet), Reimagined by Gibon, design of warm cheerful glowing of. Consequently woodcut was the main medium for book illustrations until the late sixteenth century. The first woodcut book illustration dates to about , only a few years after the beginning of printing with movable type, printed by Albrecht Pfister in Bamberg. Woodcut was used less often for individual ("single-leaf") fine-art prints from.


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As the invention of printing from movable type became a reality in the midth century, the woodcut began to appear in more highly developed forms as illustrations for religious books.

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The first woodcut book illustration dates to aboutonly a few years after the beginning of printing with movable type, printed by Albrecht Pfister in Bamberg.Int.

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Eyssen.KATHE KOLLWITZ (German, ) top: Die Eltern (The Parents) woodcut bottom: Selbstbildnis (Self-Portrait), woodcut In Europe, during the end of the 19th Century and first half of the 20th Century, the German print-maker and sculptor, Kathe Kollwitz (–) created many extraordinary personal and social-conscious prints.