In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Thomas Jones Barker's The Secret of England's Greatness was exhibited in 1863 at the height of public support for the abolition of American slavery during the Civil War and proved popular as a mezzotint.
- Verkolje also made a mezzotint from the painting, in which the subject is reversed left to right.
- Many of the pictures in this exhibition show his desire for simplicity, especially in the watercolours and mezzotints, which results in some of the first great Impressionist images.
- The portrait appears to have been painted to mark the Royal Academy's move to purpose-built premises in Somerset House in 1780 and to publish the message abroad Green was commissioned to make a fine mezzotint of the subject.
- C.R.W. Nevinson is synonymous with a spiky, geometric English Futurism, but the three mezzotints in the British Museum of cityscapes have a gorgeous inky blackness out of which roofs in his typical style are all but subsumed.
- There are many genres where prints of the highest quality, such as seventeenth-century French portraits, early lithographs and mezzotints are ridiculously cheap.
- There are no fewer than five open Bibles in the picture, and the walls are adorned with a memorial commemorating a dead son and an ominous mezzotint, Samson Carrying Off the Gates of Gaza by James Lucas.
- His imagery conveys intense emotion, and the beauty of his mezzotints is everlasting.
- At first glance, Brockhurst's work may look like aquatints or mezzotints.
- All the etchings and mezzotints from the book were the subject of an exhibition at the library in 1900, organized by its first print curator Frank Weitenkampf, who was selected by Avery.
- Shortly after completing the commission, Marchant engaged John Sartain to produce a mezzotint of the portrait.
- To be sure, this was not Durand's line engraving of 1823 but a mezzotint by the leading French practitioner of the technique, Jean Pierre Marie Jazet.
- In the 18th century mezzotints were issued in a highly artificial and codified manner - proofs before all letters, proofs with scratched letters - and aimed therefore at a sophisticated collecting fraternity.
- He was skilled in the art of a number of different printing techniques such as woodcuts, lithographs and mezzotints.
- Gross, a master of etching in charge of graphics at the Slade School of Art, later helped Daphne Reynolds to develop mezzotints, the deep, velvety blacks created with home-made ink.
- For this work, he executed the majority of the etchings from which the published mezzotints were made.
- After the mezzotint has been in his office for some hours, Williams examines it again, thinking that perhaps he had been too hasty in his earlier dismissal of it.
- Included in the exhibition are largescale portraits by such court painters as Sir Peter Lely as well as miniatures and mezzotints.
- Alfred Joseph Annedouche, a frequent engraver of large plates for Goupil, produced the mezzotint in 1873, two years after Bouguereau made the painting.
- Reynolds's portrait of Garrick being tugged right and left by Comedy and Tragedy is here, but as a mezzotint.
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