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Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A reproduction made from a drawing or print by pressing it when damp against a blank sheet of paper; the image is therefore reversed left to right and is also fainter than the original....

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Counterproof

Shirley Millidge.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 412 words.

Reversed image of a print or drawing. It is made by pressing a blank sheet of paper against the original, both being dampened slightly and then run through a rolling press together. The...

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counterproof

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A reproduction made from a drawing or print by pressing it when damp against a blank sheet of paper; the image is therefore reversed left to right and is also fainter than the original....

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counterproof

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 83 words.

An *offset from an existing print or drawing, made by running it through the press together with a sheet

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Counterproof

Edited by Gerald Ward.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles. 423 words.

[Fr. contre preuve; offset].

Reversed image of a print or drawing. It is made by pressing a blank sheet

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Richard Godfrey.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 160 words.

a way of obtaining a reverse image of a print by passing a still damp impression through the press with

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Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 221 words.

A reproduction made from a drawing or print by pressing it when damp against a blank sheet of paper; the

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Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 77 words.

A reproduction made from a drawing or print by pressing it when damp against a blank sheet of paper; the

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Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 77 words.

A reproduction made from a drawing or print by pressing it when damp against a blank sheet of paper; the

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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

An alternative term for counterproof; it is also used as an abbreviation for ‘offset lithography’.

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Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 16 words.

An alternative term for counterproof; it is also used as an abbreviation for ‘offset lithography’.

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