Lithograph Portraits of the 1700s?

Answer Unable to afford high-priced engraved printing for his manuscripts, Aloys Senefelder invented lithography in 1796. Lithography modernized portrait printing in the late 1700s by adding a color wash ... Read More »

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Art Lithograph Process?

Lithography was invented in Germany by a writer, Alois Senefelder, in 1798. He wanted a cheaper way of printing his books. Instead of using ink on a raised surface (like letterpress and woodcarving... Read More »

How is a lithograph made?

Traditionally, a lithograph is a fine-art printmaking process that transfers an image from a stone onto paper. Lithography also is responsible for high-volume commercial printing, which involves so... Read More »

What is a serio lithograph?

Serio lithography is a type of printmaking used for reproductions. According to Marco Fine Arts, serio lithography or seriolithography is a printmaking technique combining lithography and serigraph... Read More »

What is a lithograph print?

Prints come in different types based on the techniques for printing. Each type has a different quality and value. A lithograph can be high quality with significant value. It can also be a fairly in... Read More »