art work

artwork

[ahrt-wurk]
noun
1.
Printing.
a.
the elements that constitute a mechanical, as type, proofs, and illustrations.
b.
a mechanical; paste-up.
2.
the production of artistic or craft objects.
3.
the object so produced.

Origin:
1875–80; art1 + work

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artwork (ˈɑːtˌwɜːk)
 
n
all the original nontextual matter in a publication, esp the illustrations

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artwork
1877, from art + work.
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