Could the diners have seen him, they would have known him by his resemblance to the mezzotint portrait that hung on the wall above him.
"Zuleika Dobson" by Max Beerbohm
On the walls, engravings; mostly Piranesis and mezzotint portraits.
"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw
Mezzotints in Modern Music.
"The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2" by Rupert Hughes
They fraternized with a phrenological harlequin who was a connoisseur in mezzotint and falconry.
"1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading" by B. A. Hathaway
Ever so many of the Reynolds and Romney portraits were reproduced in mezzotint.
"The Little Red Chimney" by Mary Finley Leonard
With her slenderness, her grace, her brilliant darkness, she seemed to him to belong in one of the English mezzotints on the wall.
"One Man in His Time" by Ellen Glasgow
Mezzotint is properly to be considered as chiaroscuro drawing on metal.
"Ariadne Florentina" by John Ruskin
The precious mezzotint portraits, mostly of his own collecting, regarded him urbanely from the walls.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
Stuttgart, oddly enough, is a centre for all the engraving, etching, and mezzotint sales.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
Mezzotint apparently has never been used for the reproduction of scientific subjects.
"The Essentials of Illustration" by T. G. (Thomas George) Hill