The wood-engravings of John O"Connor by O"Connor, John

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Published by Whittington Press in Andoversford, Gloucestershire .

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  • O"Connor, John, 1913-

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Statementwith a commentary by Jeannie O"Connor.
ContributionsO"Connor, Jeannie.
LC ClassificationsNE1147.6.O28 A4 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 79, [4] p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1969802M
ISBN 101854280015, 1854280007
LC Control Number90206439

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John O'Connor. Canals, Barges and People is a delightful book written and illustrated with wood engravings by John O’Connor in He used a novel technique with the engravings, adding between 1 and 3 colours to them by means of linocuts.

There are also numerous black and white vignettes alongside the full page coloured engravings. Frontispiece, Colophon and wood-engravings (including 25 line block reproductions) by John O'Connor. Accompanied by a separate portfolio of 8 large. John O'Connor was the last of the "heroic" generation of wood-engravers, those pre-war figures whose early numbers had included Edward Gordon Craig, Eric.

John O'Connor’s last book of engravings, The Country Scene, a collection for the Whittington Press of his early and largely unknown work, was on the press when he died. As printing was about to begin, the instruction came from his hospital bed that colour was to be introduced wherever possible.

He illustrated over twenty books, probably the best known and most remembered is Bernard Shaw's 'The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God'. This book contains examples from all the books he illustrated with wood engravings. John Farleigh also conceived the idea of the Crafts Centre of Great Britain and was its chief creator.

H.R.H. Eliza is one of my favorites as well. I was lucky not to make too many mistakes on it. Basically, you prepare an end grain block – in the case of wood engraving – and you draw your design on the surface and start cutting away the parts that you don’t want to print.

This together with the fact that the book has been broken by print dealers and is also collected by those interested in wood engraving has over the years resulted in a scarcity and steadily rising prices. John O’Connor was a fine artist and master wood. 29 Dec - Explore pcs49's board "• John O'Connor - PRINTMAKER", which is followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Printmaking, Wood engraving and Art pins. Listing of the site content filed under Wood engraving. Covered in rough Dutch linen stamped in ink with a drawing from the book.

Covers have a couple of very light tan spots. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Translated from the Greek by William J. Hickie. Designed by Jan van Krimpen. Illustrated with. Wood engraving is a printmaking and letterpress printing technique, in which an artist works an image or matrix of images into a block of wood.

Functionally a variety of woodcut, it uses relief printing, where the artist applies ink to the face of the block and prints using relatively low contrast, ordinary engraving, like etching, uses a metal plate for the matrix, and is printed. Wood engravings by John Lawrence.

- 14th August 11 am - pm everyday apart from Saturdays. Exhibition. One of the country's finest wood engravers, John Lawrence illustrated the Folio Edition of Tristram Shandy and came to give a talk 'Lawrence on.

This led on to many further commissions for book illustration. It was by means of these wood engravings and also gouache paintings that O’Connor earned much of his reputation over the next 20 years – leading most recently to his regularly commissioned engravings featured each month in a column in The Oldie.

Wood engraving, a printmaking technique in which a print is made from a design incised on the transverse section, or end, of a hardwood block.

The technique was developed in England in the last half of the 18th century, and its first master was the printmaker Thomas Bewick, whose illustrations for such natural history books as A History of British Birds ( and ) were the first extended. The Rocket Press, Blewbury, Oxfordshire.

SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. x inches. One of only 40 copies, numbered and signed by the artist on the colophon. 24 wood engravings by O'Connor printed from the original blocks, on hand made Zerkel paper, in blue, brick red, brown and green, each one either signed or initialled by O'Connor. Wood Engravings / Woodcut / Wood-cut / Wood Cut /.

With overhanging trees. ' The River '. John O'Connor. As per picture. From a first edition of book-prints of his classic. Size of image approx.

Published by John Harvey & Sons Limited. 1st Very good condition. From Wine Lists published by John Harvey and Sons Ltd. B/w illustrations by Ardizzone, Wood Engravings by Gentleman, Decorations by Scott and Maps by Waters. Black leather spine with gilt title.

Red, orange, pink decorated cloth boards. › Find signed collectible books by 'JOHN O'CONNOR' A Directory of Shakespeare in Performance Volume 2, USA and Canada ISBN (). John Lawrence (born 15 Sep in Hastings) is an eminent English illustrator and wood engraver.

He has twice won The Francis Williams Award for illustration (sponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London), and twice been runner-up for the Kurt Emil - Maschler Award. He has also published children's books in his own right including This Little Chick which was a New York Times Book.

In he became an Honorary Member of the Society of Wood Engravers. He was also a Member of Colchester Art Society. Statement. John O’Connor was a prolific wood engraver who, before he became a painter in oil and watercolour, was widely known and esteemed for his wood engravings and gouaches.

Wood Engravings / Woodcut / Wood-cut / Wood Cut /. ' Dog at gate '. John O'Connor. As per picture. From a first edition of book-prints of his classic. They are published on the date given and are usually FIRST EDITIONS. Duke's village: A suite of wood engravings Unknown Binding $ Hardcover $ (A Studio book) Dec 2, by John O'Connor Hardcover.

$ Paperback. $ John Farleigh British John Farleigh, wood engraver, illustrator, poster designer. John Farleigh was born in London. Farleigh left school at 14 and enlisted as an apprentice at the Artists’ Illustrators Agency in London, applying himself to lettering, wax engravings and black and white drawings, intended for also attended drawing classes at the Bolt Court School.

Ditchling, Sussex: Douglas Pepler, First edition. Quarto 10 1/2 inches tall, original cloth spine, gray paper boards, original dust wrapper. Book about-fine, very good original wrapper re-margined and made complete.


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I find these freakishly amazing. They are printed from electrotypes made from the original wood blocks, and come from Dahl & Sinnott, Pearl Street, Hartford, Connecticut. by O'CONNOR JOHN Hardcover.

£ Paperback. £ The wood-engravings of John O'Connor Jan by John O'Connor Hardcover. £ The Interior Design Business Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide. Wood engraving was derided for decades by many artists as merely a "reproductive technique," since the design of a wood engraving and the actual carving of a wood engraving generally were done as separate processes by separate people (as noted in a previous post).

It was not until the s that designer and engraver began to merge into the persona of a single individual, as several.

John Northcote Nash RA LG NEAC SWE (British, ) John Nash had no formal art training, but inspired by his brother Paul took up painting in Two years later he was serving in France as a war artist, and later served in the same capacity during WW2.

Making Woodcuts and Wood Engravings book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An indispensable guide to creating woodcut maste /5. Wood Engravings By John Oconnor; copies Copies on Abebooks Copies on eBay. Sandeman, Christopher. Thyme And Bergamot.

Dropmore Press (). 9 wood engravings by John OConnor, printed on a hand-press on hand-made paper by Hodgkinson of Wells, and bound by Evans of Croydon; copies Copies on Abebooks Copies on eBay. De Quincey, Thomas. Original Wood Engravings.

This selection of signed original engravings by the world’s leading engravers can be purchased either as individual prints or engravings contained in limited edition fine press books, masterfully created and bound in elegant covers on mostly patterned boards with gold lettering on a. Folio Book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages.

Typically above 14 inches tall. Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep.

Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a. The Illustrators to The St. Dominic’s Press. A selling exhibition of Private Press Books & the wood engravings made by Eric Gill, Desmond Chute, David Jones, Philip Hagreen & other artists for the Press between 7 Rocket Gallery, London 4 April to 22 April £ New York: The Stone House Press, 8vo.

quarter cloth with patterned paper over boards. viii, pages. O' Connor (John) - A good collection of wood-engraved Christmas cards, A good collection of wood-engraved Christmas cards, mostly in colours, all inscribed by the artist, mostly in original envelopes.

John Lawrence O'Connor researched the Kentucky Derby in great detail to produce this book. He provides a summary of every Kentucky Derby race from the first Derby in to the 46th Derby in The book includes the weather, the finishers, the bets, and the money.

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Both novels are great writing. My favorite is Wuthering Heights for its stark depiction of the Yorkshire moors and the equally stark divide between Heathcliff's imagined paradise before Kathy's stay with the Lintons and the psychological hell into which he descends after her return.Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine.

Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting.

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