photogravure


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pho·to·gra·vure

 (fō′tə-grə-vyo͝or′)
n.
The process of printing from an intaglio plate, etched according to a photographic image.

photogravure

(ˌfəʊtəʊɡrəˈvjʊə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any of various methods in which an intaglio plate for printing is produced by the use of photography
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) matter printed from such a plate
Former name: heliogravure
[C19: from photo- + French gravure engraving]

pho•to•gra•vure

(ˌfoʊ tə grəˈvyʊər, -ˈgreɪ vyər)

n.
1. a process, based on photography, by which an intaglio engraving is formed on a metal plate, from which ink reproductions are made.
2. the plate itself.
3. a print made from it.
[1875–80]
pho`to•gra•vure′ist, n.

photogravure

1. a form of photoengraving in which the photograph is reproduced on an intaglio surface and then transferred to paper.
2. the photograph produced by this process.
See also: Photography
1. a form of photoengraving in which the photograph is reproduced on an intaglio surface and then transferred to paper.
2. the photograph produced by this process.
See also: Engraving
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photogravure - printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
gravure, intaglio, intaglio printing - 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
rotogravure - printing by transferring an image from a photogravure plate to a cylinder in a rotary press
2.photogravure - an intaglio print produced by gravure
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
3.photogravure - using photography to produce a plate for printing
gravure - the act of intaglio printing
Translations

photogravure

[ˌfəʊtəgrəˈvjʊəʳ] Nfotograbado m

photogravure

nFotogravüre f, → Heliogravüre f

photogravure

[ˌfəʊtəʊgrəˈvjʊəʳ] nfotoincisione f
References in classic literature ?
They will glance at the photogravures of our nearly defunct sailing-ships with a cold, inquisitive and indifferent eye.
Total quantity or scope: The consultation is designed to work in photogravure, institutional communication document printing and finishing of the Commune of Rueil-Malmaison.
Visitors can view the photogravure print and learn how it can be purchased at http://www.
For example, an 1843 portrait of Lady Mary Rutbven by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson exhibited in both photogravure and carbon print allowed the viewer to appreciate the subtle differences in detail and tonal variation exemplified by each process.
In the meantime, letterhead stationery advanced to the photogravure process, which required power press machinery to print black-and-white photographs as illustrations on paper goods.
Inscriptions on stamps, their denominations, variety of paper or other material used, typography, methods of printing such as lithography, line engraving, photogravure, intaglio and offset, and pictorial design, all make for interesting narratives.
Burroughs' (1902) narrative of the Harriman Alaska expedition of 1899, includes a fine photogravure reproduction, opposite page 94, (which we reproduce as Figure 38) of a CBH painting.
Pages52-53: Judy Pfaff, Light or Half Dark, no- 01 (detail), 2005, photogravure etching, surface roll, 14 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches.
This book will help you spot the difference between a photographic reproduction and an original etching or lithograph and also explains technical terms like silkscreen and photogravure.
Diplome avec grande distinction de la section d'imprimerie de l'Ecole technique de Montreal en 1935, Gladu possede egalement une formation en dessin et design de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, ainsi que des connaissances en photographie et photogravure acquises lors de son passage de pres de cinq ans dans l'armee canadienne au sein de la Film and Photo Unit (64).
There are various striking depictions of Napoleon, among them Jean-Leon Gerome's "Napoleon in Egypt," the iconic painting of a resolute young general standing in front of a mosque in Cairo's City of the Dead; a photogravure of Napoleon astride a horse, surveying from a hilltop the land he seeks to control; and a print after one of the best-known and most propagandistic paintings to commemorate the Egyptian campaign, "Napoleon in the Plague House at Jaffa" by Antoine-Jean Gros, one of the French leader's favorite history painters.