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
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000
- The Dictionary of Art, Grove's Dictionaries Inc., New York, 1996 Comment: "Lithography"