[ hwahyt-ground, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌgraʊnd, ˈwaɪt- /
pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece from the 6th to the 4th centuries b.c., characterized chiefly by a white background of slip onto which were painted polychromatic figures.
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There is no reason why Rembrandt should not have known of the white-ground technique and every reason to suppose that he did.Rembrandt's Etching Technique: An Example|Peter Morse