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  • noun Plural form of mezzotint.

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Examples

  • In 1982, she helped curate "The Jews in the Age of Rembrandt," a critically well-received show of engravings, etchings and mezzotints, at New York's Jewish Museum.

    Ruth Levine; artist

  • The 63-year-old National Realty Club kicked off the new decade by moving its bi-weekly events to an eccentric turn-of-the-century bachelor mansion filled with British mezzotints on the corner of 55th Street and Madison Avenue.

    At National Realty Club Lunch, Cautious Pessimism About 2010

  • The 63-year-old National Realty Club kicked off the new decade by moving its bi-weekly events to an eccentric turn-of-the-century bachelor mansion filled with British mezzotints on the corner of 55th Street and Madison Avenue.

    At National Realty Club Lunch, Cautious Pessimism About 2010

  • The size, shape, and placement of these dots create the shading and depth of tone that made mezzotints distinctive from and, in some senses, better than other engraved pictures.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • The two coolest things: (1) Discussion of the mezzotints of the Ramsay portraits of Hume and Rousseau (the Ramsay paintings can be seen online at the National Gallery of Scotland).

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • The two coolest things: (1) Discussion of the mezzotints of the Ramsay portraits of Hume and Rousseau (the Ramsay paintings can be seen online at the National Gallery of Scotland).

    32nd International Hume Conference: Day Two

  • Unlike all the other men, he had no private books, no mezzotints of family grandees, no clutches of letters from admonitory father or teary mother or whispery girl back home.

    Son of a Witch

  • Framed mezzotints of cherubs and angels crowded the green walls.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • Framed mezzotints of cherubs and angels crowded the green walls.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • It appeared that the medical director collected old prints and was particularly interested in mezzotints and eighteenth-century engravings.

    A Mind to Murder

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