Tusche

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Description

A thin, oily liquid used to draw a pattern on the lithograph stone. Tusche liquids were black, water-miscible solutions. They were applied to lithograph stones using a pen or brush.

Synonyms and Related Terms

litho tusche; lithographic tusche

Authority

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • The Dictionary of Art, Grove's Dictionaries Inc., New York, 1996 Comment: "Lithography"

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