Troops Entering a Town After a Siege is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is part of a series of woodcuts called "Triumphal Arch". A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface, and then printing it on paper.

Troops Entering a Town After a Siege

Troops Entering a Town After a Siege is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer.…

The Louis XVI Bouquet is a carving.

Louis XVI Bouquet

The Louis XVI Bouquet is a carving.

Carved band from the front of Sens Cathedral.

Carved Band

Carved band from the front of Sens Cathedral.

Two boys carving their initials into a tree.

Boys Carving a Tree

Two boys carving their initials into a tree.

An illustration of an Egyptian ivory carving.

Ivory Carving

An illustration of an Egyptian ivory carving.

This Medieval chest is from England. It was a prismatic box without feet, with delicate iron mounts and all kinds of carving.

Medieval Chest

This Medieval chest is from England. It was a prismatic box without feet, with delicate iron mounts…

This illustration shows a Clermont Gargoyle in France. Gargoyles, in Gothic architecture, are spouts projecting from the gutters of a building which carry the rain-water clear of the walls. Gargoyles are usually carved into different forms  (animal, human, demonic, grotesque) and serve as a distinguishing feature of ecclesiastical architecture.

Clermont Gargoyle

This illustration shows a Clermont Gargoyle in France. Gargoyles, in Gothic architecture, are spouts…

Cornice detail from Notre Dame, Paris.

Cornice Molding

Cornice detail from Notre Dame, Paris.

Cornice detail from Norrey.

Cornice Molding

Cornice detail from Norrey.

The Assumption and the Coronation of the Virgin is a woodcut created by Albrecht Dürer in 1510. It is part of a series called "Life of the Virgin". It depicts Mary being crowned by God and Jesus among the clouds. It shows heaven and earth, angels and mortals. A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

The Assumption and the Coronation of the Virgin

The Assumption and the Coronation of the Virgin is a woodcut created by Albrecht Dürer in 1510.…

The Investiture of the Duke of Milan is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is part of a series of woodcuts called "Triumphal Arch". A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface, and then printing it on paper.

The Investiture of the Duke of Milan

The Investiture of the Duke of Milan is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer.…

Reindeer Age (Aurignacian) Engravings and Carvings. Shown are engravings of stage and salmon, engraved on reindeer horn, engraved stone, head of a women carved in ivory, horses head carved in ivory, stone statuettes, and painted pebbles (Azilian age).

Reindeer Age Engravings and Carvings

Reindeer Age (Aurignacian) Engravings and Carvings. Shown are engravings of stage and salmon, engraved…

The Holy Family is a woodcut that was creates by Albrecht Dürer in 1511. It depicts Mary and Jesus with other people. A woodcut was created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

The Holy Family

The Holy Family is a woodcut that was creates by Albrecht Dürer in 1511. It depicts Mary and Jesus…

"Naut., an ornament at the bow of a ship, over the cutwater, consisting of carved work in the form of a volute or scroll, resembling somewhat that at the head of a violin." -Whitney, 1911

Fiddle Head

"Naut., an ornament at the bow of a ship, over the cutwater, consisting of carved work in the form of…

A Fin'ial is an ornament, generally carved to resemble foliage, which forms the termination of pinnacles, gables, spires, and other portions of Gothic architecture. This image shows an example of a fin'ial.

Fin'ial

A Fin'ial is an ornament, generally carved to resemble foliage, which forms the termination of pinnacles,…

The Flood is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker during the 19th century. It shows people escaping a flood.

The Flood

The Flood is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker…

Foliate Sculpture of the 13th Century. "Decorative sculpture conventionalized more or less from foliage, or based on the fundamental forms or habit of vegetation. -Greek, Renaissance." -Whitney, 1911

Foliate Sculpture

Foliate Sculpture of the 13th Century. "Decorative sculpture conventionalized more or less from foliage,…

A lathe is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has symmetry about an axis of rotation.

Foot-power Wood-working Lathe

A lathe is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting,…

This illustration shows a fret saw in use. The blade is a thread of metal with teeth, set in a 'U'-shaped frame called a 'ben'.

Fret Saw, in use

This illustration shows a fret saw in use. The blade is a thread of metal with teeth, set in a 'U'-shaped…

Henry II, from his tomb

Henry II

Henry II, from his tomb

An illustration of an Egyptian hieroglyphic next to the shore of a river.

Hieroglyphic

An illustration of an Egyptian hieroglyphic next to the shore of a river.

The Repose of the Holy Family in Egypt is a woodcut that is part of a series "Life of the Virgin" by Albrecht Dürer between 1504 and 1505. It depicts Mary and Jesus resting after a long journey. The woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

Repose of the Holy Family in Egypt

The Repose of the Holy Family in Egypt is a woodcut that is part of a series "Life of the Virgin" by…

The Return Home is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker during the 19th century. It seems to depicts a man returning home to his wife after a long journey.

The Return Home

The Return Home is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker…

"Female head in high relief, Nineveh collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Female head in high relief, Nineveh collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Sphinx in high relief, Ninveh collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Sphinx in high relief, Ninveh collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Plaque; apparently used for inlaying, Nineveh collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Plaque; apparently used for inlaying, Nineveh collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Leaf of a diptych, Roman, probably about 4th century, South Kensington Museum collection." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Leaf of a diptych, Roman, probably about 4th century, South Kensington Museum collection." —…

"Mirror case illustrating storming of the Castle of Love, French, about 14th century, South Kensington museum." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Mirror case illustrating storming of the Castle of Love, French, about 14th century, South Kensington…

"Pieta, about 14th century. British museum." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Ivory Carving

"Pieta, about 14th century. British museum." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The Marriage of Joseph and Mary is a woodcut that is part of a series "Life of the Virgin" by Albrecht Dürer in 1504. A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

The Marriage of Joseph and Mary

The Marriage of Joseph and Mary is a woodcut that is part of a series "Life of the Virgin" by Albrecht…

tool or implement for cutting. Knives form the largest class of cutting implements known collectively as cutlery.

Fruit Knife

tool or implement for cutting. Knives form the largest class of cutting implements known collectively…

A lathe is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has symmetry about an axis of rotation.

Large Power Lathe

A lathe is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting,…

Christ Taking Leave of his Mother is a woodcut that is part of a series "Life of the Virgin" by Albrecht Dürer, created between 1504 and 1505. It depicts Jesus saying farewell to his mother to go on his final journey to Jerusalem. The woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

Christ Taking Leave of His Mother

Christ Taking Leave of his Mother is a woodcut that is part of a series "Life of the Virgin" by Albrecht…

The Emperor Maximilian and his Bride, Mary of Burgundy is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is part of a series of woodcuts called "Triumphal Arch". A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface, and then printing it on paper.

The Emperor Maximilian and his Bride, Mary of Burgundy

The Emperor Maximilian and his Bride, Mary of Burgundy is a woodcut that was created by German artist…

"Winged Eagle-headed figure from Nimrud." —D'Anvers, 1895

Figure from Nimrud

"Winged Eagle-headed figure from Nimrud." —D'Anvers, 1895

Christ Taken Prisoner is a woodcut by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1510. It is part of a series called the "Great Passion". It shows Jesus being taken by Roman soldiers after the betrayal of Judas. This woodcut was created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

Christ Taken Prisoner

Christ Taken Prisoner is a woodcut by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1510. It is part of a series…

An illustration of a sculpture of Queen Amenderdas.

Queen Amenderdas

An illustration of a sculpture of Queen Amenderdas.

Reliefs from the base of portal, Notre Dame, Paris

Relief

Reliefs from the base of portal, Notre Dame, Paris

The Indian carving rosette band is a design of a flower.

Indian Carving Rosette Band

The Indian carving rosette band is a design of a flower.

The scarab is a carved piece of stone used as an amulet that represents a scarab beetle on one side and has other engravings on the bottom.

Scarab

The scarab is a carved piece of stone used as an amulet that represents a scarab beetle on one side…

The Scarabaeus gem is a gem carved to look like a scarab beetle.

Scarabaeus (Side View)

The Scarabaeus gem is a gem carved to look like a scarab beetle.

The Scarabaeus gem is a gem carved to look like a scarab beetle.

Scarabaeus (Top View)

The Scarabaeus gem is a gem carved to look like a scarab beetle.

"Shell-work, Hôtel Cluny, Paris. In decorative design, especially carved or modeled, a motive which imitates or is suggested by the forms of shells." -Whitney, 1911

Shell Work

"Shell-work, Hôtel Cluny, Paris. In decorative design, especially carved or modeled, a motive…

This sofa was made London, England. It has little carving on the bottom with a Griffin on each leg.

Sofa

This sofa was made London, England. It has little carving on the bottom with a Griffin on each leg.

An Egyptian carved wooden spoon with cover.

Carved Wooden Spoon with Cover

An Egyptian carved wooden spoon with cover.

The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1518. A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface, and then printing it on

The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels

The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer…

Syrian Christian ornament from Tourmanin.

Syrian Carving

Syrian Christian ornament from Tourmanin.

Syrian Christian carved capital from Bakouza.

Syrian Carving

Syrian Christian carved capital from Bakouza.

The Resurrection is a woodcut by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1510. It is part of a series called the "Great Passion". It shows Jesus being resurrected after his death. This woodcut was created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface and then printing it on paper.

The Resurrection

The Resurrection is a woodcut by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1510. It is part of a series called…

The Emperor Maximilian Receiving the Submission of a Besieged City is a woodcut that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is part of a series of woodcuts called "Triumphal Arch". A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface, and then printing it on paper.

The Emperor Maximilian Receiving the Submission of a Besieged City

The Emperor Maximilian Receiving the Submission of a Besieged City is a woodcut that was created by…

A column depicting carvings and images of life in Thebes.

Column from Thebes

A column depicting carvings and images of life in Thebes.

Half of west rose window, Chartres.

Tracery

Half of west rose window, Chartres.

Plate tracery, Lillington, Northants.

Tracery

Plate tracery, Lillington, Northants.

Plate tracery, Lillington, Northants.

Tracery

Plate tracery, Lillington, Northants.

The Emperor Maximilian on the Triumphal Car is a woodcut that was created by German Artist Albrecht Dürer. It shows the Emperor Maximilian being crowned by the figures of virtue on a chariot. A woodcut is created by carving an image on a wooden block and rolling ink over that surface, and then printing it on paper.

The Emperor Maximilian on the Triumphal Car

The Emperor Maximilian on the Triumphal Car is a woodcut that was created by German Artist Albrecht…