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Mezzotint

Scope note

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. PRTT

This term has 4,632 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique
Material

Getty AAT term number

300053233

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Spring

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Lucas, David
Painter: Constable, John (After)

Feeding the pigs

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Smith, John Raphael
Painter: Morland, George (After)

Vanitas

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Robinson, Robert
Publisher: Smith, John

Albina

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Smith, John Raphael

The Lock

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Lucas, David
Draughtsman: Constable, John (After)

John Law

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Turner, Charles
Painter: Edridge, Henry (After)

Virgin and Child

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Coombes, Peter
Painter: Reni, Guido (After)

Portrait of Rembrandt

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Louw, Pieter (Attributed)
Painter: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (After)

Rembrandt

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Wrenk, Franz
Painter: Bol, Ferdinand (After)

Unknown girl

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Naylor, George

Joshua Kirby

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Dixon, John
Painter: Gainsborough, Thomas (After)

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