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Photogravure

Scope note

An intaglio photomechanical process in which the metal printing plate is prepared using a bichromate process, leaving a gelatin resist of varying thickness. The plate is etched to form cells of varying depth able to hold different amounts of ink. If done with an aquatint grain, use "photoaquatint."

This term has 70 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300053207

Term used for

photo-etching
photoetching

Equivalent Terms used

photogravures

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Une bonne affaire

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Dujardin (19thC)
Designer: Knaus, Ludwig (After)
Painter: Knaus, Ludwig (After)
Printer: Salmon, A.

William Gilberd M.D.

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

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