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Aquatint

Scope note

A printing process in which resin or other substance is applied to a plate to make a porous ground, and the plate is then heated and etched, producing a range of tonal value; often combined with line work. PRTT

This term has 894 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300053242

Broader Terms used

<etching (printmaking process)>

Narrower Terms used

lift-ground

Equivalent Terms used

aquatints

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Steel Mill

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Sternberg, Harry

Le Nègre

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Rouault, Georges

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