Noun(1) a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print(2) glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo
(1) The term intaglio is used when the design is incised and sunk beneath the surface of the block and is moulded in reverse, which strictly speaking is not really a relief but the reverse of relief, and is often used for gemstone carvings.(2) the craft of intaglio printmaking(3) The currency was printed in North Korea, which had acquired a sophisticated intaglio printing press similar to that used by the US Treasury.(4) Perhaps the most interesting piece illustrated is a brooch with a moonstone intaglio of Aurora within a diamond morning glory.(5) an intaglio design(6) The Southwark intaglio could indicate a Chnoubis, or Gorgon, a type of head which was well used in Late Antiquity as an apotropaic device whose protective power concerned the abdomen.(7) a carnelian intaglio showing a fish(8) the dies bore a design in intaglio(9) The exhibition is organized by medium, beginning with the artist's exploration of various forms of intaglio printing.(10) After experimenting with different printmaking techniques like etching and aquatint she finally discovered drypoint combined with aquatint as her favorite intaglio process.(11) Engraving, or incising, to use Wood's term, refers to cutting into the plaque to form the design so that the face of the plaque is flat, the design inset as an intaglio .(12) During his career, Grooms has employed nearly every printmaking technique from relief to intaglio to lithography to silkscreen, and every variant in between.(13) This creates a plate that can be used to print either in relief or in intaglio .(14) The majority of the Roman finds were of finger-rings, many with carved intaglios or other engravings, used for stamping seals.(15) Several categories of artwork are featured, including cameos and intaglios , carvings of natural-history subjects, boxes and bottles, and jewelry (wearable art).(16) New ground was broken in the same sale with the price fetched for Rothschild cameos and intaglios formerly displayed at Waddesdon Manor.
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