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manière criblée


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(Fr.: ‘sieved manner’)

(dotted manner) A technique used in some metal cuts, in which dots were stamped with a punch over selected parts of the plate to create a textured effect in those areas, the dots showing as white against the inked background. The technique was uncommon after the end of the 15th century, but there was something of a revival in the late 18th century.

Subjects: Art.


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