NEWER SCANS. TRADES DEPICTED. Jost Amman was born in Zurich in , the son of a noted scholar. . and craftsmen began publishing pattern books and trade secrets in the. The Book of Trades contains block prints of various trades of An title, images, and exacting description about each craft and trade is presented in German.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Woodcut by Jost Amman Hal Johnson rated it liked it Dec 10, Victoria and Albert Museum The world’s leading museum of art and design.

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We have launched a new website and are reviewing this page. Paintings in oil and on glass are attributed to him, but none have been identified.

Thanks for the point in the right direction. L marked it as to-read Jun 24, Jost Amman was the son of a professor, moved to Nurenburg, and produced thousands of individual prints.

An title, images, and exacting description about each craft and trade is presented in German with an English translation. To ask other readers questions about The Book of Tradesplease sign up. Although like most woodcut artists, he normally let a specialist formschneider cut the block to his drawing, he occasionally included both a cutter’s knife and a quill pen in his signature on prints, suggesting he sometimes cut his own blocks.


Enter your log in email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. Accessed May 11, Dudin makes reference to the shanks being longer or shorter as the workman desires, as does the curve of the forks. When he died, inhis works numbered more than Continue Cancel Send email OK.

Refresh and try again. His productivity was very remarkable, as may be gathered from the statement of one of his pupils, who said that the drawings he made during a period of four years would have bok a hay wagon. Chris Vanslambrouck rated it liked it Oct 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Kevin Maurer added it May 27, Jost Amman June 13, — March 17, was a Swiss -German artist, celebrated chiefly for his woodcutsdone mainly for book illustrations. From the Frauentrachtenbuch Frankfurt, Engraving by Jost Amman Teutonic knight. The shank on the leftmost tool hanging on the back wall creaser? His attitude to pilgrims reflects his Protestant sympathies.

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Cooper’s Workshop by Jost Amman, reproduced from a sixteenth century engraving. V added it Apr 12, From Old Furniture, Volume I. Bookbinders’ workroom by Jost Amman, reproduced from a sixteenth century engraving.


Paperbackpages. A Sixteenth-Century Book of Trades: Anthony Lang added it Aug 21, You are commenting using your WordPress. Sixteenth century woodcut by Jost Amman The compass maker. Torkofsky marked it as to-read Jul 05, Artwork by Jost Amman. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Woodcut by Jost Amman Swiss engraver.

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oc A cobbler by trade, he had also learnt the art of the Meistersinger master singer. Media related to Jost Amman at Wikimedia Commons. Susanna marked it as to-read Jun 10, In the ‘Book of Trades’, Sachs emphasises the importance of hard work and modest living to achieve a pious existence and a harmonious society. This book was groundbreaking in its straightforward description of crafts. Woodcut by Jost Amman published Flagellant: Illustrated by Swiss artist Jost Amman, celebrated chiefly for his woodcuts, done for book illustrations.

Its an impressive testimony to how much work went into the boards, as is the boik that medieval binders would reverse boards and re-use them when rebinding. Lists with This Book.