Ink-stained hands : graphic studio dublin and the origins of fine-art printmaking in Ireland / Brian Lalor ; [with a foreword by Colm Tóibín].

by Lalor, Brian, 1941-Looking glass.

Publisher: Dublin : Lilliput Press, 2011.Description: xxiv, 300 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1843511770; 9781843511779.Subject(s): Graphic Studio Dublin GalleryLooking glass | LithographyLooking glass | Prints -- TechniqueLooking glass | Prints -- Ireland | Relief printingLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-289) and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Ink-Stained Hands fulfils a considerable gap in Irish visual arts publications as the first book to present the activities of printmakers in Ireland from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. The central narrative of this profusely illustrated and documented book is the foundation of Graphic Studio Dublin in 1960, an event which revolutionized the graphic arts in Ireland and made the European tradition of printmaking available to Irish artists.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-289) and index.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Brian Lalor is an artist and writer. He was General Editor of The Encyclopaedia of Ireland (2003) and has lectured for many years on the history of printmaking.

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