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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.
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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]
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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.
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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
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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
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Translations

photogravure

[ˌfəʊtəgrəˈvjʊəʳ] Nfotograbado m
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photogravure

nFotogravüre f, → Heliogravüre f
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photogravure

[ˌfəʊtəʊgrəˈvjʊəʳ] nfotoincisione f
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References in classic literature ?
They will glance at the photogravures of our nearly defunct sailing-ships with a cold, inquisitive and indifferent eye.
Caption: Edward Curtis, Eleven Portfolio Photogravures from The North American Indian, Portfolio 20, The Alaskan Eskimo Estimate: $2,000-$4,000
This is an American journey which begins with 19thcentury views of Yosemite and the Canyon de Chelly and continues, through signed Stieglitz photogravures, to the post-war period.
Each of the books in Curtis's 20-book series was accompanied by a portfolio of photogravures (fine art intaglio-printed photographs).
Taking its title from a collection by Syrian poet and critic Adunis, her 2015 series "The Pages of Day and Night," is comprised of photogravures (printing plates derived from photos) of plants taken from the Copenhagen herbarium.
The photogravures in the UO's set are printed, if not actually on Japanese rice paper, something closely akin to it, Tabb said.
Drawn from his own personal collection of photogravures, collotypes, cyanotypes, engravings, stereoviews, cartes de visites, and more, he offers us an intimate mirror of a ghostly Jamaica in silver gelatin and albumen print, in an age before the tropical colors of turquoise blue sea and deep greenery tinged our collective imaginary of the Caribbean.
The April 1884 issue of Bulletin de la societe francaise de photographic contained an announcement praising the photogravures perfected by Goupil & Cie., noting that the remarkable method made great strides in the mechanical reproduction of photographs.
Upon its completion in 1930, the work, titled The North American Indian, consisted of 20 volumes, each containing 75 hand-pressed photogravures (intaglio printing with copper plates) and 300 pages of text.
Curtis (18681952), the quixotic photographer who devoted thirty years of his life to The North American Indian, a twenty-volume set of brown-ink photogravures and related materials published between 1907 and 1930.