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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

[Ar]

1 The process of cutting a design into the surface of a small hard stone or gem.

2 The object so created, usually used as a seal or as a...

See overview in Oxford Index

intaglio

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 98 words.

[from the Italian intaglio, ‘carving’]

In sculpture the term denotes a hollow or negative design which is usually cut into a ...

intaglio

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 42 words.

/ɪnˈtalɪəƱ/ or /ɪnˈtɑːliəƱ/. Plural intaglios. See -o(e)s 5. Intaglio is opposed to relief as a name for the kind of carving in which the design, instead of projecting from the surface, is...

intaglio noun & verb

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 122 words.

M17 Italian (from intagliare to engrave).

A noun plural intaglios.

1 M17 A figure or design incised or engraved; a

intaglio

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

[Ar]

1 The process of cutting a design into the surface of a small hard stone or gem.

2 The object so created, usually used as a seal or as a...

See overview in Oxford Index

intaglio

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 3 words.

intaglio

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

an originally Italian word meaning ‘an engraved design or gem’, is pronounced in-ta-li-oh or in-tal-yoh and

intaglio

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

• Cleo • Carpaccio • Boccaccio • capriccio • braggadocio • Palladio • cardio • radio • video • audio

Intaglio

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 53 words.

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...

intaglio

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

• Cleo • Carpaccio • Boccaccio • capriccio • braggadocio • Palladio • cardio • radio • video • audio

intaglio

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

an originally Italian word meaning ‘an engraved design or gem’, is pronounced in-tah-li-oh or in-tal-yoh and

intaglio

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 39 words.

[Ar]

1 The process of cutting a design into the surface of a small hard stone or gem.

2 The

intaglio

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

figure incised or engraved; incised gem. XVII. — It., f. intagliare engrave, f. IN- + tagliare cut.

Intaglio

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 34 words.

Process in which the design is hollowed out, the opposite of relief. The term is applied to gemstones (see

Intaglio

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. 49 words.

Process in which the design is hollowed out, the opposite of relief. The term is applied to gemstones (see

intaglio

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 993 words.

[It. intagliare, ‘to cut in, engrave’] A class of printing processes (see 11, 16; aquatint;

intaglios

Hugh Brigstocke.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 3 words.

intaglio

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 84 words.

Carving or engraving on a small scale, as for example on a gemstone or seal, in which the design is

intaglio

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 85 words.

Carving or engraving on a small scale, as for example on a gemstone or seal, in which the design is hollowed into the surface—the opposite of ...

intaglio

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 85 words.

Carving or engraving on a small scale, as for example on a gemstone or seal, in which the design is hollowed into the surface—the opposite of ...

Intaglio

Gary Vikan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 194 words.

conventional term denoting a subcategory of glyptics (carved hardstones), on which, in contrast to cameo, the design is incised.