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Definition of Mezzotint

Mezzotint
Mezzotint Mez"zo*tint, n. [Cf. F. mezzo-tinto.] A manner of engraving on copper or steel by drawing upon a surface previously roughened, and then removing the roughness in places by scraping, burnishing, etc., so as to produce the requisite light and shade. Also, an engraving so produced.
Mezzotint
Mezzotint Mez"zo*tint, v. t. To engrave in mezzotint.

Meaning of Mezzotint from wikipedia

- Mezzotint is a monochrome printmaking process of the intaglio family. It was the first printing process that yielded half-tones without using line- or...
- "The Mezzotint" is a ghost story by British writer M. R. James, included in his first collection Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904). Mr. Williams, the...
- matrix. Intaglio techniques include collagraphy, engraving, etching, mezzotint, aquatint. Planographic, where the matrix retains its original surface...
- Faraday and J. M. W. Turner among them. Martin began to experiment with mezzotint technology, and as a result was commissioned to produce 24 engravings...
- Miracle Legion produced a final album released by Mulcahy's own label, Mezzotint Records. In 1999, the label released Music from The Adventures of Pete...
- Mezzotint is a 1961 comedy novel by the British writer Compton Mackenzie. Dooley p.103 David Joseph Dooley. Compton Mackenzie. Twayne Publishers, 1974...
- Times called "a virtuoso printmaker and art historian" for her work in mezzotint and her writings on the history and technique of that medium. Carol Wax...
- soldier and amateur engraver, who invented the printmaking technique of mezzotint, a printing-process reliant on mechanical pressure used to print more...
- John Young (1755–1825), mezzotint engraver and keeper of the British Institution, was born in 1755, and studied under John Raphael Smith. He became a...
- John Raphael Smith (1751 – 2 March 1812) was a British painter and mezzotinter. He was the son of Thomas Smith of Derby, the landscape painter, and father...