See Didot family
French, 19th century, male.
Born 1863, in Belleville.
Director of the School of Commercial Arts and editor of various publications on the decorative arts. In 1909, he published a collection of Monograms ( Monogrammes) composed and drawn by himself.
Italian family of typographers, engravers, publishers and print dealers. Members of the family were active in Venice and Padua in the 16th century and the early 17th. Most notable among them were Luca Bertelli (fl Venice, c. 1560; fl Padua, 1594), Orazio Bertelli (...
Bulgarian cartoonist, illustrator, draughtsman, painter, teacher, editor and critic. In 1926 he studied painting at the Academy of Art, Sofia, and although he was later known for his paintings, he achieved greater fame as a political and social cartoonist and newspaper and magazine illustrator. His early cartoons are courageous commentaries on political events in Bulgaria from ...
British, 19th century, male.
Born 1853, in Edinburgh; died 3 March 1888, in Edinburgh.
Thomas Stuart Burnett was the son of a lithographic printer. He studied under William Brodie and at the Trustees' Academy where he won a gold medal in 1875. He completed his studies at the Royal Scottish Academy (of which he later became an associate member) and then by travelling in Europe. He contributed sculptures to the Scott Monument in Edinburgh's Parliament Square, and statues of General Gordon and Rob Roy. He exhibited in London at the Royal Academy between ...
British, 20th–21st century, male.
Born November 1939, London.
Printer, printmaker, writer, poet, graphic artist. Artists’ books.
The son of a London docker, Ken Campbell was apprenticed in 1956 to a letterpress printer in Stepney Green and studied at the London College of Printing in 1959...
American graphic designer. Carson studied fine art and art history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduating in 1966. She started her career as a graphic designer in 1967 working for United Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, TN, designing magazines and educational materials. Working with limited budgets and for readers ranging from children in kindergarten to adults, she learnt to communicate with varying age groups. Drawing on her magazine design skills, she began work for Color Productions in ...
French, 19th century, male.
Born 17 November 1847, in Paris; died 5 April 1885, in Paris.
A noted poster artist, and brother of Alfred Choubrac. Léon was self-taught, and began his career contributing humourous drawings to the journal Titi, the Chat Noir and a booklet entitled ...
Ilja M. Veldman
Dutch printmaker, poet, writer, theologian and philosopher. His work as a printmaker began in Haarlem in 1547, when he made a woodcut for a lottery poster after a design of Maarten van Heemskerck. From then until 1559 Coornhert worked as Heemskerck’s principal engraver. Initially he etched his plates, but during the 1550s he turned to engraving. He was possibly also responsible for the woodcuts after Heemskerck and the publication of Heemskerck’s early prints. In addition, he engraved designs by ...
Born 27 March 1813 in Roxbury, Massachusetts; died 1888 in New York City.
Lithographer, printer, publisher.
Currier & Ives (firm).
At the age of 15 Currier was apprenticed to the Boston lithographic firm of William S. & John Pendleton. In 1833 he worked for the engraver and printer M.E.D. Brown in Philadelphia before going to New York and publishing his own lithographs in ...