Mezzotinto

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mezzotinto Mezzotint.
    • v. t Mezzotinto To engrave in mezzotint; to represent by mezzotint.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mezzotinto Same as mezzotint.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It. mezzo, half + tinto, tinted, p. p. of tingere, to dye, color, tinge, L. tingere,. See Mezzo

Usage

In literature:

The Engraving is now in the hands of Mr. BACON, and will be in the highest style of Mezzotinto, the size of Bolton Abbey, viz.
"Notes and Queries, Number 51, October 19, 1850" by Various
It has lately been engraved in mezzotinto.
"On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening," by Samuel Felton
Mezzotinto on the authorship of the Butcher Duke, 8.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
In beautiful faces keep the whole circumference about the eye in a mezzotinto, as seen in the works of Guido and the best of Carlo Maratti.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
Nagle's correct, full length Mezzotinto Portrait, and only true likeness ever published of the distinguished Statesman.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
He also engraved in mezzotinto after Brouwer, Schalken, and others.
"Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853" by Various
And next winter I shall learn modeling, and etching, and engraving in mezzotinto and aquatinta; for Lady Di.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
It was afterwards engraved in mezzotinto by Reynolds.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
EARLOM, Richard, English mezzotinto engraver, born 1743, died 1822.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Another very large print, 2 feet by 1-1/2, in mezzotinto, the subject as in No.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
Impressions from mezzotinto plates approach more nearly to oil paintings than any other prints.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
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