While other girls roughened their fingers embroidering linens for their trousseaux, Diana turned engraving needles to the preparation of several impressive copperplate engravings
to bring to Rome with her.
(double-folio), Hortus Malabaricus, Vol.
The British Library also has a seventeenth century folio with two copperplate engravings
displaying scenes from The Isle of Pines with German descriptions.
From about the end of the 1500s through the late 1770s, copperplate engravings
Prince Stanislas Klossowski de Rola (whose father is the painter Balthus) tells us during the 17th century "an unprecedented quantity of alchemical works were printed, a significant number of which contained copperplate engravings
He wanted to show the book now to the man But as he turned the pages the words slid Into tiny portraits, copperplate engravings
Of the servant girl, the duke, his mother, himself.
Room twenty-seven of the museum includes some of Plantin's own detailed anatomical drawings and wood and copperplate engravings
. Elsewhere there is the first dictionary of the Dutch language -- compiled at Plantin's own initiative.
When in his essay "A Photograph" Ekelof mentions the four French copperplate engravings
of the Achilles legend which hung over the living-room sofa in his childhood home and singles out one where Achilles is dressed as a girl in an attempt to escape going to the Trojan War, Lagercrantz takes this as yet another "proof' of Ekelof's fundamentally feminine temperament (presumably he was also a latent cross-dresser).
Aubyn) encouraged him to publish a massive, 26-volume folio work on plants, with 1,600 copperplate engravings
depicting 26,000 different plants.
Apprenticed in 1771 to an engraver, Blake later illustrated his own work with copperplate engravings
By the second half of the eighteenth century, woodcuts had fallen out of favor in England as a medium for book-illustration, mainly because copperplate engravings
seemed so infinitely more subtle and sophisticated.
Printed on folio and beautifully illustrated with over 200 copperplate engravings
accompanied by biographical sketches of variable length, this ambitious and costly book was obviously meant to rival that most popular of contemporary publications, Jacques Amyot's translation of Plutarch's Lives.