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  • as inengraving
  • as inetching
  • as inengrave

synonyms for mezzotint

  • etching
  • illustration
  • inscription
  • lithograph
  • woodcut
  • blocking
  • chasing
  • chiselling
  • cutting
  • impression
  • intaglio
  • photoengraving
  • photogravure
  • print
  • rotogravure
  • scratch
  • dry point
  • enchasing
See also synonyms for: mezzotinted / mezzotinting
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How to use mezzotint in a sentence

We were taken to the top storey, where Haden was working on the mezzotint of the Breaking up of the Agamemnon.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Line-engraving is now practically obsolete, while etching and mezzotint have recently come more and more to the front.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
In these etching merely provides the ground plan for the use of mezzotint, or, more rarely, aquatint.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
By this combination a plate will produce a larger number of good impressions than it would if it were done entirely in mezzotint.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Mezzotint engraving is the art of engraving on metal in tones.
ENGRAVING FOR ILLUSTRATIONJOSEPH KIRKBRIDE
There were piles of table-linen and full plate-baskets, mirrors in gold frames and a mezzotint of The Souls Awakening.
THE EXILES OF FALOOBARRY PAIN
Turner was engaged upon the series of pictures for his Liber Studiorum when he suddenly realised the value of mezzotint engraving.
ENGRAVING FOR ILLUSTRATIONJOSEPH KIRKBRIDE
Another curious fact concerning mezzotint engraving is that it has ever been the art of the dilettanti.
ENGRAVING FOR ILLUSTRATIONJOSEPH KIRKBRIDE
These Portraits have the appearance of beautiful mezzotint engravings, with the superior accuracy which Sun-painting must insure.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 182, APRIL 23, 1853VARIOUS
Mezzotint title-page and forty-four portraits on forty-three plates, one being double.
A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS IN ENGLISH LATER THAN 1700 (VOL 2 OF 3)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MEZZOTINT

  • bite
  • burn
  • chase
  • chisel
  • crosshatch
  • cut
  • diaper
  • embed
  • enchase
  • etch
  • fix
  • grave
  • hatch
  • impress
  • imprint
  • infix
  • ingrain
  • initial
  • inscribe
  • instill
  • intaglio
  • lithograph
  • lodge
  • mezzotint
  • ornament
  • print
  • scratch
  • stipple
  • blocking
  • chasing
  • chiselling
  • cutting
  • dry point
  • enchasing
  • etching
  • illustration
  • impression
  • inscription
  • intaglio
  • lithograph
  • mezzotint
  • photoengraving
  • photogravure
  • print
  • rotogravure
  • scratch
  • woodcut
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