Origin of mezzotint
OTHER WORDS FROM mezzotintmez·zo·tint·er, noun
Words nearby mezzotint
How to use mezzotint in a sentence
We were taken to the top storey, where Haden was working on the mezzotint of the Breaking up of the Agamemnon.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Line-engraving is now practically obsolete, while etching and mezzotint have recently come more and more to the front.
In these etching merely provides the ground plan for the use of mezzotint, or, more rarely, aquatint.
By this combination a plate will produce a larger number of good impressions than it would if it were done entirely in mezzotint.
Mezzotint engraving is the art of engraving on metal in tones.Engraving for Illustration|Joseph Kirkbride