Origin of line engraving
Examples from the Web for line-engraving
Line-engraving is now practically obsolete, while etching and mezzotint have recently come more and more to the front.
In him the real pure art of line-engraving reached its maturity.
The graver is the customary and fundamental tool of what is properly called “line-engraving.”A Treatise on Etching|Maxime Lalanne
Nevertheless, the 19th century produced most highly accomplished work in line-engraving, both in the figure and in landscape.
Line-engraving has been killed by etching, mezzotint and the “mixed method.”