Käthe Kollwitz, woodcut by paonia, via Flickr

Käthe Kollwitz Top woodcut artist - look more into her techniques. Again, specifically like the rawness and edgyness of how she cuts the wood and how this translates to print.

Hendrik Goltzius, engraving, (detail)

Hendrik Goltzius, engraving, The artist in me says "dat crosshatch" the nurse in me says "dem veins tho"

After the end of the Great War, Germany experienced huge economic difficulties. Artist Kathe Kollwitz, a German native, saw the desperation and hopelessness prevalent in her fellow Germans.  Woodcut, The Last Thing,

13 Disturbing Works of Art by Female Artists

Hiroshige Utagawa se fait l'humble interprète de la nature, qui, à l'aide des moyens frustes de la gravure sur bois, sait exprimer comme à travers « une fenêtre enchantée » les délicates transparences de l'atmosphère au fil des saisons, dans des paysages où l'homme est toujours présent. Ces œuvres se caractérisent par la maîtrise subtile des couleurs franches - avec la domination du vert et du bleu - et son sens du premier plan.

Hokusai, Katsushika Utagawa Hiroshige, Hota Coast in Awa Province, (Fuji sanjū rokkei - 36 Views of Mt Fuji, no.

La paresse : [estampe] / Félix Vallotton - 1896

Laziness by Felix Vallotton. Félix Edouard Vallotton (December 1865 – December was a Swiss painter and printmaker associated with Les Nabis. He was an important figure in the development of the modern woodcut.


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