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woodcut

[′wu̇d‚kət]
(graphic arts)
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Two of these are shown in the woodcut united together.
He was the dead image of the sun in old woodcuts, his hair and whiskers answering for rays all around him.
Having never set eyes on that last argument of men's justice except in illustrative woodcuts to a certain type of tales, she first saw them erect against a black and stormy background, festooned with chains and human bones, circled about by birds that peck at dead men's eyes.
Woodcuts of a runaway negro with manacled hands, crouching beneath a bluff pursuer in top boots, who, having caught him, grasps him by the throat, agreeably diversify the pleasant text.
Keeping the original woodcut intact, a metal block used to be prepared from this through the means of electroplating, and millions of copies could be printed from this block without damaging it.
A woodcut of Paul Rose, a leader of the Quebec nationalist movement, invokes the fleur-de-lis, a longtime symbol of Quebec, and conveys a general sense of anger without spelling out details.
Bestiary: Or the Parade of Orpheus" is a small bijou of a livre de peintre, a lovely and lively ensemble of accessible poetry and striking woodcut art.
The upper part of the sign is a multicolored woodcut of the Monitor Combined clover thresher and separator produced by Birdsell.
Many items from the Museum's collection, including texts from the library and mining tools, alongside fun child-friendly activities such as jigsaws, drawing and colouring decorated (illuminated) letters, and playing a magnetic Latin word game all complement the woodcut images illustrating mining life in medieval Germany.
Kok lists both the book in which the woodcut (or woodcut series) appears first and all the repetitions of the woodcut that occur in books printed in the Low Countries prior to 1501.
This week, Odell Brewing has introduced Woodcut No.
Around the same time as lianhuanhua, by commissioned professionals, was developed as a popular form of commercial art that attracted urban middle and lower-class consumers, a series of self-produced [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (lianxu tuhua: continuous pictorial narratives) with noticeably European expressionist accents by amateur woodcut artists appeared in book format between 1933 and 1935.