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Italian term or phrase:lavis
English translation:lavis
Entered by: Sarah Ponting
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15:20 Apr 4, 2003
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: lavis
Describing a work of art

A fianco, Cariatide, penna, inchiostro e lavis su carta, Collezione Samir Traboulsi
Martyn Glenville-Sutherland
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:23
lavis
Explanation:
in English too

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Note added at 2003-04-04 15:28:21 (GMT)
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Also \"wash\"

\"Wash on paper / lavis sur papier 110 cm x 95 cm, framed
SFR 4,200, SMA07 Les heures lentes, 1996 mixed media on canvas 100 x 70 cm ...
www.artnet.ch/smanio.html

\"Original etching with aquatint and brush bite (lavis) printed in colours\"

www.williamweston.co.uk/pages/catalogues/ single/407/13/6.html

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Note added at 2003-04-04 15:29:51 (GMT)
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Hope this helps:

\"LAVIS MANNER ETCHING AND ENGRAVING An intaglio method which uses tools ending in dense clusters of minute points so that the tools abrade the copper plate to leave delicately textured surfaces capable of catching just enough ink to print in filmy layers of color.\"

http://www.clevelandart.org/exhibcef/inventive/html/1029498....

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Note added at 2003-04-04 15:32:53 (GMT)
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see also

\"lavis
in etching, a term sometimes used to describe the direct application of acid to a plate with a brush.
The French term manière de lavis refers to any method of achieving a wash drawing effect\" ù


another glossary:
http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/schools/art/printmaking/GlossFil...







http://www.polymetaal.nl/beguin/mapb/brush_etching.htm
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Sarah Ponting
Italy
Local time: 06:23
Grading comment
Thanks, I had an idea it was wash, but thought I had better check.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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lavis


Explanation:
in English too

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2003-04-04 15:28:21 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Also \"wash\"

\"Wash on paper / lavis sur papier 110 cm x 95 cm, framed
SFR 4,200, SMA07 Les heures lentes, 1996 mixed media on canvas 100 x 70 cm ...
www.artnet.ch/smanio.html

\"Original etching with aquatint and brush bite (lavis) printed in colours\"

www.williamweston.co.uk/pages/catalogues/ single/407/13/6.html

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2003-04-04 15:29:51 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Hope this helps:

\"LAVIS MANNER ETCHING AND ENGRAVING An intaglio method which uses tools ending in dense clusters of minute points so that the tools abrade the copper plate to leave delicately textured surfaces capable of catching just enough ink to print in filmy layers of color.\"

http://www.clevelandart.org/exhibcef/inventive/html/1029498....

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Note added at 2003-04-04 15:32:53 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

see also

\"lavis
in etching, a term sometimes used to describe the direct application of acid to a plate with a brush.
The French term manière de lavis refers to any method of achieving a wash drawing effect\" ù


another glossary:
http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/schools/art/printmaking/GlossFil...







http://www.polymetaal.nl/beguin/mapb/brush_etching.htm

Sarah Ponting
Italy
Local time: 06:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1626
Grading comment
Thanks, I had an idea it was wash, but thought I had better check.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marie Scarano
7 mins
  -> thanks, Marie
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