Adam Smyth: The Print Craze, 2 November 2017
Show More The Print Before Photography: An Introduction to European Printmaking 1550-1820 by Antony Griffiths.
British Museum, 560 pp., £60, August 2016, 978 0 7141 2695 1Show More
“... could be a work of art’. While recent studies of the history of the book have, after D.F. McKenzie, richly described the relations between printers, publishers, authors and readers, work on early modern prints has generally lacked this kind of sociology. Griffiths’s The Print Before Photography maps out precisely this culture of the print, rather as ...”