Art Terms Glossary   Terms Beginning with:  'X'



 
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Xanthic/Xanthein    Yellow coloration, it is derived from Xanthein, the water soluble color matter of yellow flowers. Source: "Random House Dictionary of English Language", unabridged, 1969
Xylograph/Xylography    An engraving on wood, it is the art of either engraving on wood or printing from wood engravings. Xylograph artists include Americans Isabel Bishop, Mary Cassatt, Howard Cook, Arthur Dow, Swedish artist, Knut Ekwall and Italian artist Francesco Nonni. Sources: "The Random House Unabridged Dictionary of English Language", 1969; AskART biographies