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Definition of Aquatint

Aquatint
Aquatint A"qua*tint, Aquatinta A`qua*tin"ta, n. [It. acquatinta dyed water; acqua (L. aqua) water + tinto, fem. tinta, dyed. See Tint.] A kind of etching in which spaces are bitten by the use of aqua fortis, by which an effect is produced resembling a drawing in water colors or India ink; also, the engraving produced by this method.

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- Aquatint is an intaglio printmaking technique, a variant of etching that produces areas of tone rather than lines. For this reason it has mostly been used...
- the matrix. Intaglio techniques include engraving, etching, mezzotint, aquatint. Planographic, where the matrix retains its original surface, but is specially...
- with other intaglio techniques such as engraving (e.g., Rembrandt) or aquatint (e.g., Francisco Goya). Etching was already used in antiquity for decorative...
- Produces Monsters (Spanish: El sueño de la razón produce monstruos) is an aquatint by the Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco Goya. Created between 1797...
- Operation Aquatint was the codename for a failed raid by British Commandos on the coast of occupied France during the Second World War. The raid was undertaken...
- produced several sets of prints using the relatively new technique of aquatint. Towards the end of his life Goya also began to experiment with lithography...
- opened in a ceremony on October 3. "Mändeh-Páhchu, A young Mandan Indian": aquatint by Karl Bodmer from the book "Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the...
- Innovations during the 18th century, especially in the realms of lithography and aquatint, facilitated an explosion in the number of facsimiles of old master drawings...
- Following the operation Hayes was awarded the Military Cross. Operation Aquatint was planned for a night in mid September 1942 as a reconnaissance mission...
- drypoints, including Max Beckmann, Milton Avery, and Hermann-Paul. By adding aquatint work on the plate and inking with various colours, artists such as Mary...
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