oleography


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o·le·o·graph

 (ō′lē-ə-grăf′)
n.
A chromolithograph printed with oil paint on canvas in imitation of an oil painting.

o′le·og′ra·pher (-ŏg′rə-fər) n.
o′le·o·graph′ic adj.
o′le·og′ra·phy n.

oleography

the production of chromolithographs printed in oil colors on canvas or cloth as well as on paper. — oleographic, adj.
See also: Printing
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As the new realist conventions became more widespread, picture makers had to adapt their woodcuts to compete with colour lithography and oleography.
By the 1870s, the Battala woodcuts were on the decline before the competition being posed by lithographic prints and oleography.