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Printmaker is who makes artworks by printing, normally on paper, producing multiples copies of the same piece. Woodcut is the earliest printmaking technique. Engravers, as Albrecht Dürer, cut the artworks into the surface of a metal plate. Engraving was developed in Germany in the XV century.

Other printmaking techniques are lithography, etching, drypoint, aquatint, mezzotint and collographs.

Dürer Knight, Death, and the Devil.jpg Knight, Death, and the Devil by Albrecht Dürer.

See also

Dürers mother.