Tag Archives: Printmaking

1882: A Singular Event

I am obliged to record in my journal of this date (April 16, 1882) a singular event which I am forced to believe because of the overwhelming evidence. Yesterday, while engaged in the trial of Richard Mandel…I was brought to … Continue reading

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1910: Brochure

Mihály Bíró: brochure for the National Union of Hungarian Construction Workers (c. 1910); text in Romanian.

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1894: La vitrioleuse

Eugène Samuel Grasset: La vitrioleuse [The Acid Thrower] (1894)

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1881: By the Sea

Max Klinger: By the Sea – Plate II from Intermezzos, Opus IV (1881) (source)

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1865: The Master Is Dead, the Master Is Dead

A North German custom and superstition is, that if the master of the house dies, a person must go to the Beehive, knock, and repeat these words: “The master is dead, the master is dead,” else the Bees will fly … Continue reading

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1880: Rainy Moon with Steamboats

Kobayashi Kiyochika: Rainy Moon at Gohonmatsu (1880)

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1551: The Harrowing of Hell

Pieter van der Heyden: The Descent of Christ into Limbo (1551) In the Christian tradition, between his death on the cross and the resurrection Christ descended into Hell to rescue the souls of the righteous who lived before him and … Continue reading

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