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in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Process in which the design is hollowed out, the opposite of relief. The term is applied to gemstones (see Gem-engraving) and to a class of printmaking techniques, most notably Engraving and Etching (see Prints, §III, 2).

Reference Entry.  49 words. 

Subjects: Art

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