xylography


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xy·log·ra·phy

 (zī-lŏg′rə-fē)
n.
1. Wood engraving, especially of an early period.
2. The art of printing texts or illustrations, sometimes with color, from woodblocks, as distinct from typography.

xy′lo·graph′ic (-lə-grăf′ĭk), xy′lo·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
xy′lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

xylography

(zaɪˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the art, craft, or process of printing from wooden blocks
xyˈlographer n
xylographic, ˌxyloˈgraphical adj

xy•log•ra•phy

(zaɪˈlɒg rə fi)

n.
the art of engraving on wood, or of printing from such engravings.
[1810–20; < French xylographie. See xylo-, -graphy]
xy′lo•graph` (-ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf) n.
xy•log′ra•pher, n.
xy`lo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) xy`lo•graph′i•cal, adj.

xylography

the art of engraving on wood for printing. — xylographer, n. — xylographic, xylographical, adj.
See also: Engraving
the art of engraving on wood or of printing from such engravings. — xylographer, n. — xylographic, xylographical, adj.
See also: Printing
Translations
dřevoryt
Xylographie
ksylografia
xylografia

xylography

[zaɪˈlɒgrəfɪ] Nxilografía f

xylography

nHolzschneidekunst f, → Xylografie f
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Xylography is the art of engraving on which natural substance?
by Konstantin Chebotarev from the series Revolution (1921), which was reproduced on the catalogue cover, or the much-cited wood-cut October 1917 (1928) by the master of Soviet xylography, Vladimir Favorskii.
This copying of images by the hundreds was perfected thanks to such technological developments as xylography, contemporary with printing, and much later, toward the end of the 18th century, lithography.