Definition of Intaglio printing
1. Noun. 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.
Generic synonyms: Printing, Printing Process
Specialized synonyms: Photogravure
Lexicographical Neighbors of Intaglio Printing
Literary usage of Intaglio printing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Colour Printing and Colour Printers by R. M. Burch, William Gamble (1910)
"CHAPTER IV COLOUR PRINTING IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SECTION II ' intaglio printing PROCESSES ; STIPPLE, AQUATINT, ETC. HE relief printing processes for the ..."
2. The Complete Photographer by Roger Child Bayley (1906)
"Etchings, " copper plates" and " photogravure," are examples of intaglio printing, the latter being strictly a photographic process. ..."
3. Exhibition Illustrating the Technical Methods of the Reproductive Arts from by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Print Dept, Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1892)
"intaglio printing. 303. Nature-printing. A plant. intaglio printing in colors, produced at one impression, the plate charged with three colors. 304. ..."
4. The Journal and Transactions of the Photographic Society of Great Britain by Photographic Society of Great Britain (1859)
"... and though the inventor is quite sure that his first procees of producing engraved copper plates for intaglio printing will yet come into use, ..."
5. Electricity at the Columbian Exposition: Including an Account of the by John Patrick Barrett (1894)
"ELECTROTYPING FOR intaglio printing. — Under this heading duplicates from fine steel and copper engravings, etchings and photogravure plates are ..."