Aloys Senefelder

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German printer who invented lithography (1771-1834)

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As early as the 18th century, toward the end of the 1700s, an artist by the name of Aloys Senefelder stumbled upon a basic transfer process that led to the development of fine-art and commercial lithographic printmaking.
Because of this innovative transfer process, Aloys Senefelder transformed the world of printed communication and became well known for this discovery.
The principle of lithography was initially discovered around 1798 by the printer Aloys Senefelder.