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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A reverse image cut into a flat, hard surface, usually metal or wood, which is then inked and printed onto paper. Engraving techniques were developed in the early 15th century in Germany and northern Italy.  
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An intaglio printing process where an image is cut into a flat, hard surface, usually metal or wood, which is then inked and printed. Engraving techniques were developed in the early 15th century in Germany and northern Italy.  
  
 
See line engraving and stipple engraving
 
See line engraving and stipple engraving

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MFA Acc. #: 62.506

Description

An intaglio printing process where an image is cut into a flat, hard surface, usually metal or wood, which is then inked and printed. Engraving techniques were developed in the early 15th century in Germany and northern Italy.

See line engraving and stipple engraving

Synonyms and Related Terms

graveerkunst (Ned.); gravure (Ned., Fr.); plaat (Ned.); Gravur (Deut.); Stich (Deut.); incisione (It.); grabado (Esp.); gravyr (Sven.)

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