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Le Livre des Rois (The book of Kings), translated by J. C. Mardrus, with wood cuts by F.-L. Schmied. (continued)

This a decompostion of a wood engraving for the Book of Kings. It shows all the steps involved in reproducing the colors of the final product. One can see what a painstaking and meticulous work it is, as a different woodblock is required for each phase.

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