Grattage


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Grattage

 

a method of drawing by scratching paper or cardboard that has been covered with india ink with a pen or a sharp instrument. The grattage process is reminiscent of scraping an oiled surface in lithography. Works done by the grattage technique have a black background on which the drawing is traced in contrasting white lines, resembling a woodcut or linocut in appearance. Grattage is used in 20th-century graphic art. In Russia grattage, under the name of grattografiia, was first used by M. V. Dobuzhinskii in his works in the 1920’s.

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Judge Christopher Batty was told the coroner was proposing to release Mr Radford's body but Stephen Grattage representing Gledhill, who was not at court, said that might cause problems for the defence.
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