Definition of livre d'artiste in English:

livre d'artiste

Pronunciation /ˌliːvrə dɑːˈtiːst/


  • A type of luxury illustrated book in which each illustration is printed directly from the etching plate, lithographic stone, etc., on which the artist has worked.


1960s; earliest use found in Studio. From French livre d'artiste book both conceived and physically produced by an artist from livre book + de + artiste.