"Albrecht Dürer's House in Nürnberg. From the engraving in Dibdin's 'Biographical Tour.'" -Heath, 1901

Albrecht Dürer's House in Nürnberg

"Albrecht Dürer's House in Nürnberg. From the engraving in Dibdin's 'Biographical Tour.'"…

An engraving, The Annunciation, where the angel Gabriel tells Mary she would conceive the Son of God.

The Annunciation

An engraving, The Annunciation, where the angel Gabriel tells Mary she would conceive the Son of God.

An illustration of the Asiatics visiting Egypt.

Asiatics Visiting Egypt

An illustration of the Asiatics visiting Egypt.

The Brook is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker during the 19th century. It shows two ladies taking water out of a brook with their urns.

The Brook

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

Christ Before Caiaphas is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is part of a series of engravings called the "Passion". It shows the captured Jesus being brought in front of Caiaphas, who was the chairman of the high courts and connected to the trial of Jesus.

Christ Before Caiaphas

Christ Before Caiaphas is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is…

St. Jerome in his Cell is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1514. It shows St. Jerome writing amongst a lion, dog and a skull. St. Jerome was a Roman Catholic priest who was known for translating the Bible into Latin during the 5th century.

St. Jerome In His Cell

St. Jerome in his Cell is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1514.…

"Christ Bearing the Cross. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Great Passion.'" -Heath, 1901

Christ Bearing the Cross

"Christ Bearing the Cross. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Great Passion.'"…

"Christ Taking Leave of His Mother. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Life of the Virgin.'" -Heath, 1901

Christ Taking Leave of His Mother

"Christ Taking Leave of His Mother. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving in 'The Life of…

This engraving of the Coat of Arms with the Cock was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is a type of Renaissance Heraldry art with rooster standing on a helmet with a shield of a lion right below.

The Coat of Arms with the Cock

This engraving of the Coat of Arms with the Cock was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It…

"The Conversion of St. Eustace. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

The Conversion of St. Eustace

"The Conversion of St. Eustace. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

(1471-1528) German painter, printmaker, and theorist famous for his engravings.

Albrecht Dürer

(1471-1528) German painter, printmaker, and theorist famous for his engravings.

The Arms of Death is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1503. It shows a woman standing behind a helmet that is topped with eagle wings and a large skull on the bottom.

The Arms of Death

The Arms of Death is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1503. It…

This engraving shows a deer being attacked by wolves.

Engraving

This engraving shows a deer being attacked by wolves.

This engraving is in the style of a sea shell.

Engraving

This engraving is in the style of a sea shell.

A ornate Roman engraving.

Roman engraving

A ornate Roman engraving.

"The wood used for engraving is boxwood, nearly all of which is imported from Turkey." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Wood engraving

"The wood used for engraving is boxwood, nearly all of which is imported from Turkey." —The Popular…

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 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…

"Gem Sculpture is the glyptic art, or lithoglyptics; the art of representing designs on precious stones, either in raised work (cameos) or by figures cut into or below the surface (intaglios)."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Intaglio Engraved Gem

"Gem Sculpture is the glyptic art, or lithoglyptics; the art of representing designs on precious stones,…

"Griffin, from a Greek Sarcophagus. GRIFFIN. In mythology, an imaginary animal supposed to be generated between the lion and the eagle, and to combine the head, front, and wings of an eagle with the body and hind quarters of a lion." -Whitney, 1911

Griffin

"Griffin, from a Greek Sarcophagus. GRIFFIN. In mythology, an imaginary animal supposed to be generated…

Detail of the hand of Jesus raised in blessing in an engraving by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling from an original painting in the possession of a Bible publisher (Baumgärtners Buchhandlung) in Leipzig, Germany.

Hand Raised in Blessing

Detail of the hand of Jesus raised in blessing in an engraving by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling from an…

Henry VIII in Council, an engraving print from Chronicles of England by Raphael Holinshed in 1577.

Henry VIII in Council

Henry VIII in Council, an engraving print from Chronicles of England by Raphael Holinshed in 1577.

An engraving by J. Jackson, Sr. of Sir Joshua Reynolds' painting, <i>The Holy Family.</i> Many, Joseph, and Jesus look towards the infant John the Baptist dressed in camel skin. John holds a staff with a scroll. Although not visible, John's scroll is often represented as reading "Ecce Agnus Dei" in artwork. Reynolds' painting was completed around 1787. This engraving appears in a Bible published in 1853. The setting is a garden.

The Holy Family by Sir Joshua Reynolds

An engraving by J. Jackson, Sr. of Sir Joshua Reynolds' painting, The Holy Family. Many, Joseph, and…

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…

This print is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the house that was designed by English artist Robert Bateman in 1876. It seems to depict a couple strolling in a wooded area. The woodcut is created by carving a wooden block to the desired design, and then rolling ink over the carved block for printing on paper.

Art in the House

This print is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the house that was designed by English artist…

This print is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House by English artist Robert Bateman in 1876. It seems to depict a woman in a cape standing behind a boy that is weeping. The woodcut is created by carving a wooden block to the desired design, and then rolling ink over the carved block for printing on paper.

Art in the House

This print is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House by English artist Robert Bateman…

This is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House that was designed by English artist Robert Bateman in 1877. It seems to depict a lady standing outside a window where children are looking out of. The woodcut is created by carving a wooden block to the desired design, and then rolling ink over the carved block for printing on paper.

Art in the House

This is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House that was designed by English artist Robert…

This is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House that was designed by English artist Robert Bateman in 1876. It seems to depict man serenading a woman by under a tree. The woodcut is created by carving a wooden block to the desired design, and then rolling ink over the carved block for printing on paper.

Art in the House

This is part of a series of woodcuts called Art in the House that was designed by English artist Robert…

The Ideal Pastoral Life is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker during the 19th century. It shows a lady tending to her flock.

Ideal Pastoral Life

The Ideal Pastoral Life is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English…

The Illustrata Iconibus is a 16th century print that was created by German artist Hans Holbein. It shows a king in his quarters writing, and two commoners outside walking.

Iconibus Illustrata

The Illustrata Iconibus is a 16th century print that was created by German artist Hans Holbein. It shows…

The Illustrata Iconibus is a 16 th century print that was created by German artist Hans Holbein. It shows a lady trying to care for a diseased man, while to men are staring and pointing at the man in disgust.

Iconibus Illustrata

The Illustrata Iconibus is a 16 th century print that was created by German artist Hans Holbein. It…

Portrait of Jesus looking upward with right hand raised in blessing is an engraving by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling from an original painting in the possession of a Bible publisher (Baumgärtners Buchhandlung) in Leipzig, Germany.

Portrait of Jesus Christ

Portrait of Jesus looking upward with right hand raised in blessing is an engraving by Lazarus Gottlieb…

The Kiss of Judas is an engraving by Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1508. It is part of a series of engravings called the "Passion". It depicts when Judas identifies Jesus to the Roman soldiers by means of a kiss.

The Kiss of Judas

The Kiss of Judas is an engraving by Albrecht Dürer in 1508. It is part of a series of engravings…

Der Weiss Konig is a print that was created by German artist Hans Burgmair between 1512-1514. It shows a man and a woman courting eachother, with two couples in the background.

Der Weiss Konig

Der Weiss Konig is a print that was created by German artist Hans Burgmair between 1512-1514. It shows…

"After an eighteenth century engraving, showing a lunatic, barefoot, scantily clothed, and chained by the neck to a wall."&mdash;Webster, 1920

A Lunatic

"After an eighteenth century engraving, showing a lunatic, barefoot, scantily clothed, and chained by…

This is an engraving was created by Albrecht D&uuml;rer, of the Emperor Maximilian. He formed the first Landsknecht regiment, which where primarily German mercenary pikemen.

Emperor Maximilian

This is an engraving was created by Albrecht Dürer, of the Emperor Maximilian. He formed the first…

This sample of medium dark crosshatching is from the background of an engraving by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling.

Medium Dark Crosshatching Example

This sample of medium dark crosshatching is from the background of an engraving by Lazarus Gottlieb…

Christ on the Mount of Olives is an engraving by Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1508. It is part of a series of engravings called the "Passion". It depicts Jesus in his last days when he and his disciples went up to Mount of Olives near Jerusalem. Jesus goes to pray on his own and comes back to find his disciples sleeping.

Christ on the Mount of Olives

Christ on the Mount of Olives is an engraving by Albrecht Dürer in 1508. It is part of a series…

"The Nativity. By Albrecht D&uuml;rer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

The Nativity

"The Nativity. By Albrecht Dürer. From the engraving on copper." -Heath, 1901

This print from the Gantz New Testament was created by Ambrose Holbein in 1523.

The Gantze New Testament

This print from the Gantz New Testament was created by Ambrose Holbein in 1523.

The Three Peasants engraving was created by artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer. It depicts three men having a conversation.

The Three Peasants

The Three Peasants engraving was created by artist Albrecht Dürer. It depicts three men having…

This coffee pot was made in Paris, France. It has a geometric like engraving of leaves and scrolls.

Coffee Pot

This coffee pot was made in Paris, France. It has a geometric like engraving of leaves and scrolls.

This is a Hans Burgmair print that was created in 1516 in Augsburg, Germany. It seems to depict two soldiers in discussion.

Hans Burgmais Print

This is a Hans Burgmair print that was created in 1516 in Augsburg, Germany. It seems to depict two…

The Lady and the Rooks is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English printmaker during the 19th century. It depicts a lady standing near a castle.

The Lady and the Rooks

The Lady and the Rooks is an engraving on a wood block that was created by Edward Calvert, an English…

"Samson Killing the Lion. By Albrecht D&uuml;rer. From the wood engraving." -Heath, 1901

Samson Killing the Lion

"Samson Killing the Lion. By Albrecht Dürer. From the wood engraving." -Heath, 1901

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…

A scauper or scorper is a engraver's tool used to scoop out broad areas.

Scauper

A scauper or scorper is a engraver's tool used to scoop out broad areas.

The Man of Sorrows is an engraving by Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1509. It is part of a series of engravings called the "Passion". It portrays the dead body of Jesus with prominent wounds, crowned with the crown of thorns.

The Man of Sorrows

The Man of Sorrows is an engraving by Albrecht Dürer in 1509. It is part of a series of engravings…

The Man of Sorrows is a woodcut by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer. It is part of a series called the "Great Passion". It portrays the dead body of Jesus with prominent wounds, crowned with the crown of thorns.

The Man of Sorrows

The Man of Sorrows is a woodcut by German artist Albrecht Dürer. It is part of a series called…

This is an engraving of St. Anthony by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1519. It shows a view of a view of a fortified town that is similar to the "Burg" at Nuremburg, Germany. In the foreground is St. Anthony the Hermit absorbed in devotion with a double cross beside him that he planted.

St. Anthony

This is an engraving of St. Anthony by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1519. It shows a view of…

An engraving of St. Christopher crossing the river carrying Jesus on his back.

St. Christopher

An engraving of St. Christopher crossing the river carrying Jesus on his back.

"St. John and St. Peter. St. Paul and St. Mark. By Albrecht D&uuml;rer. In the Pinakothek, Munich." -Heath, 1901

St. John and St. Peter. St. Paul and St. Mark

"St. John and St. Peter. St. Paul and St. Mark. By Albrecht Dürer. In the Pinakothek, Munich."…

Two Angels with St. Veronica's Napkin is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1513. It shows two angels carrying the veil that has the image of Jesus. St. Veronica was the woman that followed Jesus as he carried the cross and gave him her veil to wipe his forehead. After Jesus used it, he handed back her veil and his image miraculously appeared on it.

Two Angels with St. Veronica's Napkin

Two Angels with St. Veronica's Napkin is an engraving that was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer…

The left war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

Left War Symbol

The left war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

The right war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

Right War Symbol

The right war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

The Entombment is an engraving created by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1512. It is part of a series of engravings called "Passion". It depicts Jesus being place in his tomb.

The Entombment

The Entombment is an engraving created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1512. It is part of a…

"Virgin and Child. By Albrecht D&uuml;rer. Engraving of the year 1507." -Heath, 1901

Virgin and Child

"Virgin and Child. By Albrecht Dürer. Engraving of the year 1507." -Heath, 1901

An engraving, "The Virgin with Four Saints. In the Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique." -Cundall, 1895

The Virgin with Four Saints

An engraving, "The Virgin with Four Saints. In the Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique." -Cundall, 1895

"A reduced copy of the 'Knight,' and is interesting as one of the first wood-engravings executed in Great Britain: several works followed, all, hoever, in the same rude manner." &mdash; Chambers, 1881

Wood Engraving

"A reduced copy of the 'Knight,' and is interesting as one of the first wood-engravings executed in…

"This wood-engraving represents St. Christopher carrying the infant saviour across the sea, and is dated 1423. The inscription at the bottom has been thus translated: 'In whichever day thou seest the likeness of St. Christopher, in that same day thou wilt, at least, from death no evil blow incur." — Chambers, 1881

Wood Engraving

"This wood-engraving represents St. Christopher carrying the infant saviour across the sea, and is dated…