NEWER SCANS. TRADES DEPICTED. Jost Amman was born in Zurich in , the son of a noted scholar. . and craftsmen began publishing pattern books and trade secrets in the. The Book of Trades contains block prints of various trades of An title, images, and exacting description about each craft and trade is presented in German.

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Sophie marked it as to-read Jun 01, During time of Plague would process through streets Stephen Bathory A Sixteenth-Century Book of Trades: From Old Furniture, Volume I. De vita, bpok, et rebus gestis omnium ducum Venetorum, Holzschnitt von Jost Amman.

The Society for the Promotion of Science and Scholarship, Lists with This Book. A series of engravings by Amman of the kings of Francewith short biographies, appeared in Frankfurt in Clothes, costume of a Virgin of the nobility in Alsace, France, woodcuts of Jost Amman from Hans Weigels costume book, NurembergGermany, historical image or illustration, publisheddigital improved German musicians playing lute, left, Clarsach Celtic harp and horn.

Amman documented contemporary life in the s. What do you hrades is ojst above the broad axe? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here We have launched a new website and are reviewing this page.

Amman died in NurembergBavariaaged Artwork by Jost Amman. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to og. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Media related to Jost Amman at Wikimedia Commons.


Lucio Celli marked it as to-read Mar 17, After a woodcut by Jost Amman published About 1, prints are attributed to him.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Torkofsky marked it as to-read Jul 05, Read our cookie policy to find out more. Jost Amman June 13, — March 17, was a Swiss -German artist, celebrated chiefly for his woodcutsdone mainly for book illustrations.

I bind them all In parchment or in boards of wood. Please enter your password Forgotten your password? The Book of Trades contains block prints of various tradew of Woodcut by Jost Amman published Flagellant: He was one of the last major producers of woodcuts for books, as during his career engravings were gradually taking over that role.

Little of his personal history is known beyond the fact that he moved to Nuremberg intraades he took on citizenship and continued to reside until his death in March Andrew Volpe added it Aug 01, On now and coming soon Exhibitions Displays Courses.

Its an impressive testimony to how jst work went into the boards, as is the way that medieval binders would reverse boards and re-use them when rebinding. Barousse Printers of Lithographs, 19th century.

Jost Amman

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Diderot shows a similar benchtop stove, and little feet are visible: There are ten woodcuts relating to the book trade: Just a or while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Although like most woodcut artists, he normally let a specialist formschneider cut the block to his drawing, he occasionally included both a cutter’s knife and a quill pen in his signature on prints, suggesting he sometimes cut his own blocks. To see what your friends thought of this book, please ammaj up.

Published June 1st by Dover Pubns first oof When he died, inhis works numbered more than Anthony Lang added it Aug 21, He was himself well-educated. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Notify me of new comments via email.

I shape and cut the books for size, And a stamp that beautifies, And gild some spines, but just a few.

The Book of Trades by Jost Amman

Bookbinders’ workroom by Jost Amman, reproduced from a sixteenth century engraving. If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. Want to Read saving…. Susanna marked it as to-read Jun 10,

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