A look at Illustration and Graphic Printmaking in Colonial America
March 7 @ 5:30 pm EST
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Artist, printmaker, and living history presenter Andy Volpe will discuss the illustration and graphic works used in print in the American Colonial period, such as Paul Revere, William Burgis, Amos Doolittle, Nathaniel Hurd, and others were producing for newspapers, magazines, almanacks, books, etc., with aspects relating to the American Revolution and Independence.
Andy Volpe is a printer and living historian in Worcester Massachusetts, where he studies & replicates the printing and drawing techniques of the Old Masters, covering ca. 1450 to 1800. He works with Gary Gregory at the Printing Office of Edes & Gill Boston where he replicates the engravings of Paul Revere, and creating commemorative work for the American 250th celebration. He also works with the Museum of Printing in Haverhill and Worcester Art Museum (including the Higgins Armory collection), and active with several living history groups spanning Ancient Rome to American Civil War.
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