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mezzotint


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Preferred Term

mezzotint

Details

Intaglio process in which the surface of the plate is methodically roughened with a rocker to produce a dark background; areas may then be lightened using various scrapers; produces a printed image having a continuous tonal range.

Variations

engraving, mezzotint

maniere anglaise

maniere noire

manner, black

mezzotint engraving

black manner

mezzotint engraving

mezzoprint

black style

manière noire

manière anglaise

Schabkunst

maniera nera

mezzatinta

Broader Term

engraving

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