Meaning of xylography in English:


Pronunciation /zʌɪˈlɒɡrəfi/

Translate xylography into Spanish


mass noun rare
  • The art of engraving on wood or of printing from woodblocks.

    ‘Albrecht Dürer became a leader in the art of xylography and was a part of the distinguished group who created the woodcuts of the Chronicle.’
    • ‘These prints maintain the characteristics of traditional xylography and reflect the ongoing changes in architecture, clothes and transportation in the country.’
    • ‘First seen in China around the 1st century, wood engraving or xylography is the oldest engraving technique known.’
    • ‘To compare, it is necessary to say, that in Europe the xylography came into the world only in the 14th century.’
    • ‘The art of xylography consists of sample writing, carving, printing and binding, all done by hand, Xu said.’