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Mezzotint is a printmaking process of the intaglio family, technically a drypoint method. [1]

42 relations: Alexander Hay Ritchie, Antony Griffiths, Bernhard Vogel (engraver), Burin (engraving), Carol Wax, Copper, Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg, Drypoint, English Civil War, Grayscale, Halftone, Hatching, Intaglio (printmaking), Italian language, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, James MacArdell, Johann Elias Ridinger, John Chaloner Smith, John Dixon (engraver), John Martin (painter), John Raphael Smith, John Sartain, John Young (engraver), Ludwig von Siegen, M. C. Escher, Metal, Peter Ilsted, Peter Lely, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Printmaking, Richard Earlom, Richard Josey, Robert Kipniss, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, State (printmaking), Stippling, T. F. Šimon, Toru Iwaya, Wall Street Crash of 1929, Whistler's Mother, William Eaton, 2nd Baron Cheylesmore, William Pether.

Alexander Hay Ritchie

Alexander Hay Ritchie (1822–1895) was an artist and engraver.

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Antony Griffiths

Antony Vaughan Griffiths, (born 28 July 1951) is a British museum curator and art historian, specialising in prints and drawings.

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Bernhard Vogel (engraver)

Bernhard Vogel (19 December 1683 – 13 October 1737) was a German engraver whose main interests were genre scenes and portraits.

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Burin (engraving)


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Carol Wax

Carol Wax (born June 17, 1953) is an American artist and author whom the New York Times called "a virtuoso printmaker and art historian" for her work in mezzotint and her writings on the history and technique of that medium.

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg

Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg (1602–1651) was Landgravine consort and Regent of Hesse-Kassel.

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Drypoint is a printmaking technique of the intaglio family, in which an image is incised into a plate (or "matrix") with a hard-pointed "needle" of sharp metal or diamond point.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.

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In photography, computing, and colorimetry, a grayscale or greyscale image is one in which the value of each pixel is a single sample representing only an amount of light, that is, it carries only intensity information.

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Halftone is the reprographic technique that simulates continuous tone imagery through the use of dots, varying either in size or in spacing, thus generating a gradient-like effect.

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Hatching (hachure in French) is an artistic technique used to create tonal or shading effects by drawing (or painting or scribing) closely spaced parallel lines.

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Intaglio (printmaking)

Intaglio is the family of printing and printmaking techniques in which the image is incised into a surface and the incised line or sunken area holds the ink.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (July 10, 1834 – July 17, 1903) was an American artist, active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom.

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James MacArdell

James MacArdell (1729?–1765) was an Irish engraver of mezzotints.

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Johann Elias Ridinger

Johann Elias Ridinger (16 February 1698, Ulm – 10 April 1767, Augsburg) was a German painter, engraver, draughtsman and publisher.

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John Chaloner Smith

John Chaloner Smith (19 August 1827 – 13 March 1895) was an Irish civil engineer and collector of and writer on British mezzotints.

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John Dixon (engraver)

John Dixon (1740?–1811) was an Irish mezzotint engraver.

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John Martin (painter)

John Martin (19 July 1789 – 17 February 1854) was an English Romantic painter, engraver and illustrator.

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John Raphael Smith

John Raphael Smith (1751 – 2 March 1812) was an English painter and mezzotinter, son of Thomas Smith of Derby, the landscape painter, and father of John Rubens Smith, a painter who emigrated to the United States.

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John Sartain

John Sartain (October 24, 1808 – October 25, 1897) was an artist who pioneered mezzotint engraving in the United States.

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John Young (engraver)

John Young (1755–1825), mezzotint engraver and keeper of the British Institution, was born in 1755, and studied under John Raphael Smith.

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Ludwig von Siegen

Ludwig von Siegen (c.1609 – c. 1680 Wolfenbüttel, Germany) was a German soldier and amateur engraver, who invented the printmaking technique of mezzotint, a printing-process reliant on mechanical pressure used to print more complex engravings than previously possible.

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M. C. Escher

Maurits Cornelis Escher (17 June 1898 – 27 March 1972) was a Dutch graphic artist who made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints.

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A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard when in solid state, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity.

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Peter Ilsted

Peter Ilsted (14 February 1861 in Sakskøbing – 16 April 1933 in Copenhagen) was a leading Danish artist and printmaker.

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Peter Lely

Sir Peter Lely (14 September 1618 – 30 November 1680) was a painter of Dutch origin whose career was nearly all spent in England, where he became the dominant portrait painter to the court.

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Prince Rupert of the Rhine

Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Duke of Cumberland (17 December 1619 – 29 November 1682) was a noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century.

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Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper.

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Richard Earlom

Richard Earlom (baptised 14 May 1743 – 9 October 1822) was an English mezzotinter.

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Richard Josey

Richard Josey (4 October 1840 — 6 February 1906) was a prominent mezzotint engraver in Victorian London.

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Robert Kipniss

Robert Kipniss (born Brooklyn, New York, February 1, 1931) is an American painter and printmaker.

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Summer Exhibition is an open art exhibition held annually by the Royal Academy in Burlington House, Piccadilly in central London, England, during the months of June, July, and August.

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State (printmaking)

In printmaking, a state is a different form of a print, caused by a deliberate and permanent change to a matrix such as a copper plate (for engravings etc.) or woodblock (for woodcut).

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Stippling is the creation of a pattern simulating varying degrees of solidity or shading by using small dots.

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T. F. Šimon

Tavík František Šimon (May 13, 1877 in Železnice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) – December 19, 1942 in Prague), was a painter, etcher, and woodcut artist.

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Toru Iwaya

is a Japanese mezzotint engraver and painter.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.

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Whistler's Mother

Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, best known under its colloquial name Whistler's Mother, is a painting in oils on canvas created by the American-born painter James McNeill Whistler in 1871.

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William Eaton, 2nd Baron Cheylesmore

William Meriton Eaton, 2nd Baron Cheylesmore (15 January 1843 – 10 July 1902) is best remembered as a leading collector of English mezzotint portraits, and collector of other art.

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William Pether

William Pether (c. 1738 – 19 July 1821) was an English mezzotint engraver.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mezzotint

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