repoussage


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repoussage

(ˌrɛpuːˈsɑːʒ)
n
the art of making repoussé, the process of hammering out thin metal to create or remove reliefs
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This artist also worked on repoussage and art craft during the second half of the 90s, but, by that time, he was only accepted by critics and artists as a landscape painter.
Mei-Ying Sung has recently argued, in a book-length study, that Blake experimented extensively with repoussage in his work.
Sung almost always refers to repoussage as a sign that Blake "made a mistake" of some kind, but she rarely tries to determine what the mistake could have been, or to distinguish a correction of an error from an instance in which he simply changed his mind or had a better idea or wanted to add something after a section of the plate was deeply engraved or etched.