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In conjunction with the major exhibition John DePol: Artist and Engraver currently in the Special Collections Gallery, this small exhibition highlights books in the Morris Library’s collections illustrated with wood engravings and wood cuts. The exhibition focuses on well-known twentieth-century American artists who use these techniques for book illustration. Each of these artists has a distinctive style, but each follows in the four-hundred-year tradition of wood block printing.
This exhibition was on display in the Information Room on the first floor of Morris Library from August 24-December 17, 2004.
Tags: Woodcuts; Book illustrations; Wood-engraving; Book artists; Artists’ books–United States