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à la poupée

à la poupée  

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Colour printing in which the various colours are all applied to the printing surface before printing takes place. Only a limited number of impressions can be pulled before re-inking is required.
Adam von Bartsch

Adam von Bartsch  

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(1757–1821).Austrian engraver, museum administrator, and writer, primarily remembered for his substantial contributions to the critical study of prints. Having first worked as a librarian in the ...
advertising

advertising  

A communication that is paid for by an identified sponsor with the object of promoting ideas, goods, or services. It is intended to persuade and sometimes to inform. The two basic aspects of ...
Alfred Chalon

Alfred Chalon  

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(Alfred Edward Chalon; born 15 February 1780 in Geneva, died 3 October 1860 in London), painter and lithographer. Chalon's lithographs of the Romantic-era ballet are eerily evocative of the period. ...
Anti-Jacobin review and newspaper

Anti-Jacobin review and newspaper  

The Anti-Jacobin Review was founded in 1798 to take the place of the short-lived Anti-Jacobin weekly newspaper. The latter was the brainchild of George Canning, though the chosen editor was ...
aquatint

aquatint  

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A printmaking method related to etching but producing finely granulated tonal areas rather than lines; the term applies also to a print made by this method. There are several variants of the ...
books owned by the Brontës

books owned by the Brontës  

A number of inscribed and annotated books owned by the Brontës still exist, chiefly in BPM but also in other libraries (Bonnell, Pierpont Morgan; Parrish, Princeton; NYPL), and several in ...
Brayer

Brayer  

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Hand roller of rubber or gelatin used for applying ink to relief printing blocks (see Prints, §III, 1) or occasionally for the direct application of paint or ink to a surface.[...]
burnisher

burnisher  

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A tool with a hard, smooth, rounded end or surface, used for smoothing and polishing. Its various applications include gilding, in which the gold surface is polished, and metal-plate printmaking ...
Carborundum print

Carborundum print  

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[Fr. Gravure au carborundum].Print made by combining carborundum—a carbon and silicon compound customarily used for polishing by abrasion—with synthetic resin or varnish (see also Prints, §III, 5). ...
caricature

caricature  

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A form of art, usually portraiture, in which characteristic features of the subject represented are distorted or exaggerated for comic effect or to make critical comment. The term is sometimes used ...
dry mounting

dry mounting  

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A method of attaching a drawing, photograph, or print on to a cardboard backing. Instead of glue or paste a sheet of thin, dry-mounting tissue is placed between the paper and the mount and the ...
drypoint

drypoint  

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A printmaking method in which the design is scratched directly into a copper plate with a sharp tool that is held like a pen; the term is also applied to the print so made. It is a more spontaneous ...
Duchess of Devonshire

Duchess of Devonshire  

(1757–1806),woman of fashion, hostess, writer, and patron, the most celebrated aristocratic woman of her time. Cavendish was the daughter of the first Earl Spencer and Georgiana Poyntz. Her marriage ...
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle

Émile-Antoine Bourdelle  

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(b Montauban, 30 Oct. 1861; d Le Vésinet, nr. Paris, 1 Oct. 1929).French sculptor, the son of a cabinetmaker, from whom he received his first experience of carving. In 1876 he began to study at the ...
engraving

engraving  

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Term applied in its broadest sense to the various processes of cutting a design into a plate or block of metal or wood, and to the prints taken from these plates or blocks (see print for a ...
etching

etching  

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A printmaking method in which the design is bitten into the plate with acid; the term is also applied to the print so produced. The design is drawn with a steel etching needle on a metal (usually ...
Filippo Baldinucci

Filippo Baldinucci  

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(b Florence, 3 June 1625; d Florence, 1 Jan. 1696).Italian writer, collector, and amateur artist. His major work is Notizie de’ professori del disegno (6 vols., 1681–1728; the last ...
Francis Wheatley

Francis Wheatley  

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(b London, 1747; d London, 28 June 1801).English painter. His early works were mainly small full-length portraits and conversation pieces in the manner of Zoffany. In 1779 he moved to Dublin to ...
George Cruikshank

George Cruikshank  

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(1792–1878),illustrator and caricaturist, son of Isaac Cruikshank, also a caricaturist, illustrated a large amount of literary works including Sketches by Boz in 1836, which began a long association ...

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