Translation of xylography in Spanish:


xilografía, n.

Pronunciation /zaɪˈlɑɡrəfi/ /zʌɪˈlɒɡrəfi/

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    xilografía feminine
    • 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.