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Catalogue of an interesting collection of early English mezzotint portraits many by the rarer masters of mezzotint ... and an important series of rare mezzotints, mostly proofs, by W. Vaillant. by E. & Sons Parsons

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Published by E. Parsons & Sons in London .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/7807 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2985689M
LC Control Number84237998

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Vol. II has title: English mezzotint portraits and their states; catalogue of corrections and additions to Chaloner Smith's "British mezzotinto portraits. Description: 2 volumes 64 plates (portraits) 39 cm (volumes 2: 27 cm) Contents: v. 1. [Plates] --v. 2. Catalogue of corrections and additions to Chaloner Smith's "British mezzotint portraits.". Early history of mezzotint. Key to abbreviations of John Smith print locations. AM Ashmolean Museum, Oxford BM British Museum, London (Department of Prints and Drawings) BN Bibliothèque nationale, Paris (Cabinet des Estampes) CAG Plymouth City Art Gallery (Cottonian Collection) CL College Library, Eton FM Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge HAG Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow. Mezzotint is a printmaking process of the intaglio family, technically a drypoint method. It was the first tonal method to be used, enabling half-tones to be produced without using line- or dot-based techniques like hatching, cross-hatching or int achieves tonality by roughening a metal plate with thousands of little dots made by a metal tool with small teeth, called a "rocker". The Royal Academy of Arts, located in the heart of London, is a place where art is made, exhibited and debated.

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Von Siegen’s early prints were representative of a ‘Light to dark’ method, whilst the Prince’s, a reverse ‘Dark to light’ method. Von Siegen’s portrait of Amelia Elizabeth, Regent of Hesse Cassel, the earliest dated mezzotint (c), was created from a plate, roughened only . Get the best deals on Mezzotint Realism Portrait Art Prints when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items Ellen Jowett - Early 20th Century Mezzotint, The Franklin Sisters. $ John Simon after Van Loo - Mezzotint, The Right Hon Horace Walpole. $ Essay. Definition: La manière noire (“the dark manner”) The term reveals its meaning. A mezzotint–from the Italian mezzo (“half”) and tinta (“tone”)–presents halftones. Specifically, in this type of intaglio (nonrelief) print, subtle gradations of light and shade, rather than lines, form the image. British Museum. Great Russell Street, London, Greater London, WC1B 3DG Website. Opening times. Daily, 10am – pm (Fri until pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan.