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Homer's Wood Engravings


Date: Sat Feb 24 2001 - 15:44:26 PST

Is there someone out there who knows for sure how Winslow Homer's wood
engravings were done? I have printed material describing two opposite
techniques, each claiming to describe the way his were done. Was the design
cut into a block of wood with the ink sinking down into the cuts, or was
everything but the design cut away with the ink sitting on top of the raised
design? I'm really looking forward to getting to the bottom of this!
Thanks, Vita