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Mezzotint title-page and forty-four portraits on forty-three plates, one being double.

They fraternized with a phrenological harlequin who was a connoisseur in mezzotint and falconry.

Line-engraving is now practically obsolete, while etching and mezzotint have recently come more and more to the front.

Mezzotint frontispiece by Martin, ten plates, and numerous woodcut illustrations.

Several of his portraits he engraved with his own hand in line and mezzotint.

The methods of mezzotint differ completely from those of line engraving and etching.

The second (S. 302), Turner's work in mezzotint; both masters doing their best.

Lectures on ArtJohn Ruskin

They are to be sketches in chiaroscuro, which will afterward be engraved in mezzotint.

Turner was engaged upon the series of pictures for his Liber Studiorum when he suddenly realised the value of mezzotint engraving.

Sir Joshua had laid it down as a fixed principle that, to create the beautiful, the eyes ought always to be in mezzotint.

Art in EnglandDutton Cook

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