Photogravure

Photogravure is an intaglio printmaking or photo-mechanical process whereby a copper plate is coated with a light-sensitive gelatin tissue which had been exposed to a film positive, and then etched, resulting in a high quality intaglio print that can reproduce the detail and continuous tones of a photograph.

Because of its high quality and richness, photogravure was used for both original fine art prints and for photo-reproduction.

See also the website section about Camera Work


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