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  • n. Plural form of photogravure.


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  • Among the eclectic group of photogravures he published were jagged landscapes and off-kilter studies of bowls and furniture built with the crooked timber of cubism.

    From the Shadows of Giants

  • In 30 years he filled 20 volumes with 2,200 photogravures and a thousand pages of text; Native Nations (Bulfinch/Callaway. $60) reproduces 110 quadratone plates with state-of-the-art care.

    All I Want For Christmas...

  • ParkeHarrison's images are photogravures, an archaic photographic technique that uses paper negatives.

    Dear Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison: Virtual worlds await you

  • Photographs include exquisite platinum prints and photogravures from his teen years in Milwaukee as well as Parisian shots from his stint as a groupie to such modern masters as Rodin, Cézanne and Matisse.

    Pushing The Limits

  • GYMNASIUM CHASES, a portfolio of photogravures by French artist Christian Boltanski, is based on a photograph of the 1931 graduating class of the Gymnasium Chases, a Jewish High School in Vienna. (via Crownpoint Press).

    Vitro Nasu » 2005 » January

  • It's as old as the art of photography -- it's used as a commercial process, to imitate photogravures.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • They contain, too, these volumes, multitudes of pictures of distinguished citizens, often photogravures from official paintings; these gentlemen sometimes appear decorated with massive orders, or again decorated simply with very German expressions of countenance.

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • Since photogravures and photographs of the masterpieces can be had in this country very inexpensively, there is no reason why children should not be made acquainted at an early age with the art classics, but there is danger in giving too much space to black and white, especially in the nursery where the children live.

    Study of Child Life

  • Burne-Jones_, a collection of ninety-one photogravures, appeared in 1900.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • There is also a large and constantly increasing number of works of graphic art, comprising engravings, photographs, photogravures, chromos, lithographs, etchings, prints, and drawings, for which copyright is entered.

    A Book for All Readers An Aid to the Collection, Use, and Preservation of Books and the Formation of Public and Private Libraries


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