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Lift-ground

Scope note

Aquatint process in which the image is drawn on the plate with a water-soluble solution; the plate is covered with a ground and submerged in water which dissolves the solution, lifts the ground, and exposes the image areas so the plate can be etched. SAFF

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300053243

Broader Terms used

aquatint

Narrower Terms used

sugar-lift

Created

11yrs ago

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