Wood engraving

James McNabb

Best known for his highly-detailed objects, James McNabb is an emerging artist based in Philadelphia, United States. He explores the urban landscape with his wooden sculptures and shows incredible skills in carving wood. The talented artist makes abstract architectural forms from discarded scrap wood with passion and claims that listening to his favorite...

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Lena Schmidt - portrait - photo credits of the artist

Lena Schmidt

German artist Lena Schmidt captures the dynamic spirit of the modern city in her art, channeling the gritty energies through her wood carvings. Schmidt explores the expressive possibilities of structure and material through an absolutely unique technique of...

Albrecht Dürer - Self-Portrait, 1498 (Detail) - Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

Albrecht Durer

Recognized as one of the leading artists of the Renaissance period, Albrecht Dürer’s comprehensive work can be described as a breaking point through which printmaking transformed the categorization of the entire medium from craft to fine art. Often...

Ludovic Boulard Le Fur - profile

Ludovic Boulard Le Fur

Ludovic Boulard Le Fur is a French multidisciplinary artist, whose artistic practices include drawing, lithography, and engraving. Born in 1981, Ludovic attended a visual communications school and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-arts de Paris...

Tim Wengertsman

Tim Wengertsman

Tim Wengertsman is an American artist belonging to Punk subculture, best known for his rebellious woodcut prints with symbols of a trashy underground lifestyle. Wengertsman was born in Manchester, a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, where he earned his...

Hubert Wilm - Badende Frauen  Bathing Women, 1912 - image courtesy of Sylvan Cole Gallery

Hubert Wilm

Hubert Wilm was born on 17.11.1887 in Kaufbeuren. From 1905 to 1908, Hubert Wilm was at the art academy in Munich and Paris and was a student of Th. Spieß, M. Dasio and J. Diez. After 1908 Hubert Wilm was a member of the Münchner Jugend. From 1906 until...

Otto Moller - Lauter Plane und Plane, 1921 - image courtesy of Sylvan Cole Gallery

Otto Moller

In his work, Möller passed through various stylistic movements, such as Impressionism, Expressionism, Kubofuturism and New Objectivity. He achieved his popularity as a representative of the Berlin November group and Expressionist of the second generation....

Jacques Beltrand

Jacques Beltrand was a French wood engraver born in 1874 in Coucy-les-Eppes. His work was included in various exhibitions. Featured image: Jacques Beltrand – Les Sardiniers au Port (detail)...

Lucien Pissarro

Lucien Pissarro, Camille Pissarro’s eldest son, was a French artist best known for his landscape paintings and wood engravings. Featured image: Lucien Pissarro – April, Epping (detail), 1894, photo credits of Tate...

Leonard Baskin - Tormented Man, 1953 (detail)

Leonard Baskin

Leonard Baskin was an American sculptor, illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher...

Gustave Baumann

Gustave Baumann

Gustave Baumann was an American artist. He was a printmaker and painter, one of the leading figures of the color woodcut revival in America...

Gert and Uwe Tobias

Gert and Uwe Tobias

Gert and Uwe Tobias are Romanian artists known for their woodcut prints, relief sculptures, drawings using typewriters, watercolors and ceramics...

William Nicholson - The Lustre Bowl (detail), 1911

William Nicholson

Sir William Nicholson was a British still-life, landscape and portraits painter, wood-engraver, illustrator, children’s books author and theatre designer...

Nash John - Over The Top, 1918 (Detail) - Copyright Imperial War Museums

John Nash

John Northcote Nash, or simply John Nash, was a British painter of landscapes and stilllifes, and a woodengraver and illustrator, particularly of botanic works. He is recognized for his paintings The Cornfield and Over the Top, especially...

Paul Mount

Paul Mount

Paul Mount was a British artist whose sculptures displayed the cool geometries of classic modernism but vitality of Yoruba wood-carving at the same time...

Robert Gibbings - Reclining Nude, 1921

Robert Gibbings

Robert Gibbings was an Irish artist and author who was most noted for his work as a wood engraver and sculptor, and for his books on travel and natural history...

Gertrude Hermes - Ring Net Fishers, 1955 (Detail) - Tate Collection

Gertrude Hermes

Gertrude Hermes, born in 1901 in Kent, was an English wood engraver, printmaker and sculptor. She worked in Canada from 1940 to 1945. She taught wood and lino block printing at the Royal Academy Schools, from 1966. Hermes was elected associate to the Royal...

Alison Elizabeth Taylor

Alison Elizabeth Taylor

Alison Elizabeth Taylor is an American artist well-known for reinvigorating the Renaissance craft of marquetry, or intarsia wood inlay...

Maurits Cornelis Escher portrait - Photo by Hans deRijk

Maurits Cornelis Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher, better known as M. C. Escher, was a Dutch graphic artist, famous for his often mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. His art explires impossible constructions, infinity, architecture, and tessellations....

Edvard Munch portrait

Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century...