Klič, Karl

▪ Bohemian artist and printer
German:  Karl Klietsch 
born March 31, 1841, Arnau, Bohemia [now in the Czech Republic]
died Nov. 16, 1926, Vienna

      Czech graphic artist and printer who in 1878 invented the most precise and (despite its slowness) commercially successful method of photogravure printing. Later he was associated with the English printer Samuel Fawcett, and in 1895 he established the first rotogravure (rotogravure printing) firm, the Rembrandt Intaglio Printing Company, Lancaster, Lancashire, Eng.

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  • Klič —   [klitʃ], Klietsch, Karl, tschechischer Maler und Grafiker, * Arnau (Ostböhmisches Gebiet) 31. 3. 1841, ✝ Wien 16. 11. 1926; erfand 1879 die Heliogravüre und um 1890 den Rakeltiefdruck, ferner die Kličotypie, eine Art Kornhochätzung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Klic, Karol (Klietsch, Karl) — SUBJECT AREA: Paper and printing, Photography, film and optics [br] b. 31 May 1841 Arnau, Bohemia (now Czech Republic) d. 16 November 1826 Vienna, Austria [br] Czech inventor of photogravure and rotogravure. [br] Klic, sometimes known by the… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Karl Klietsch — Karel Václav Klíč (deutsch Karl Wenzel Klietsch) (* 31. Mai 1841 in Arnau; † 16. November 1926 in Wien) war ein böhmischer Maler, Fotograf und Grafiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Erfindungen 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Karel Klíč — Nacimiento 30 de mayo de 1841  República Checa, Hostinné Fallecimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Klietsch, Karl — See: Klic, Karol …   Biographical history of technology

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  • photoengraving — /foh toh en gray ving/, n. 1. a photographic process of preparing printing plates for letterpress printing. 2. a plate so produced. 3. a print made from it. [1870 75; PHOTO + ENGRAVING] * * * Any of several processes for producing printing plates …   Universalium

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