photogravure


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photogravure:

see printingprinting,
means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with which this article is mainly concerned), intaglio, lithography, and screen process printing.
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photogravure

[¦fōd·ə·grə¦vyu̇r]
(graphic arts)
A method of making intaglio engravings in copper from photographs in which a gelatin image is used as an acid resist; it is considered high quality for halftones, but not very good for type.
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On view was a rare example of a photogravure made after a daguerreotype, a process normally not considered reproducible and, in fact, the printing process in this case destroyed the source image.
Photogravure has permitted Gonzalez Palma to return to his initial explorations of texture, which once included printing photographs on watercolor paper.
The present framework agreement concerns photogravure, printing and shaping the newspaper of the region its periodicity is approximately 6 issues per year for an average circulation of 2,900,000 copies (per issue) for an all-box distribution throughout the region .
July Pfaff's gorgeous big photogravure diptych "Multnomah" captures Oregon's dismal, brooding landscape with breathtaking precision and a touch of nostalgia.
Photogravure produces rich, velvety blacks as well as soft gray values, and has attracted artists and photographers for more than 100 years.
I've recently been experimenting with photogravure and I think I've invented a new hybrid technique.
If you are leaving, it's uphill; but as you arrive, it's downhill, 2006; Tacita Dean's The Russian Ending, 2001, a delicately imaginative photogravure portfolio of scavenged postcards reframed and annotated to conjure final scenes in filmic tragedies; and Moyra Davey's 2003 sequence of steadfast chromogenic photographs of the daily detritus in her home, here printed and framed in a manner that recalls the archaic format of Polaroid snapshots--all probe the art of time itself.
A photogravure picture La Madeleine was my inspiration for the colour scheme in the open plan kitchen/dining room.
A photogravure print by Alfred Steiglitz, "Goats Outside Paris, 1894," is an early example of reproductions used for publications - in this instance, for Steiglitz's own magazine, Camera Work, founded in 1903.
'All those thin 1914-18 volumes', he wrote, 'with a photogravure frontispiece of a young officer and introduction by a don or housemaster .
More striking, though, is the photogravure Femme Maison, a design from 1947--In it, a woman has her head covered by a house while her naked body remains exposed--a riff on the notion of the housewife.