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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

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Abel Roper


Printmaker: White, George
Painter: Hysing, Hans (After)

George Weld


Printmaker: Sherwin, William

Venus and Adonis


Printmaker: Smith, John
Publisher: Smith, John
Painter: Poussin, Nicolas (After)

Richard Low


Printmaker: Beckett, Isaac

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