lithograph lithograph  /ˈlɪ θə ˌɡræf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a print produced by lithography
  2. (n) duplicator that prints by lithography; a flat surface (of stone or metal) is treated to absorb or repel ink in the desired pattern
  3. (v) make by lithography

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Usage(s):

  1. The editors of PTI fell into violent disagreement over my proposal to substitute the lithograph for the colored portrait.
  2. Inside, under a lithograph of Christ, rested a $55,000 burnished bronze casket festooned with flowers and surrounded by heavy, silently angry men and weeping women.

News

  1. Tomorrow's events (June 12)

    by PaloAltoOnline.com Art: Manet and the Graphic Arts in France The prints, drawings, and photographs in this small exhibit -- which opens tomorrow, June 12, at 11 a.m. -- focus on the themes, styles, and artists who were active as printmakers in France during the decades leading up to and following the Paris Commune of 1871. The key image in this installation is Edouard Manet's 1871 lithograph ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Palo Alto Weekly

  2. Art: 'Toulouse-Lautrec and His World' at Allentown Art Museum

    Can you imagine a major exhibition for the celebrated French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec that doesn't contain a single painting? One just opened at the Allentown Art Museum, of about 150 lithographs and drawings from the most productive decade of his tragically truncated career.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Quotes

  1. "I know of gallery owners and critics who can't tell an etching from a lithograph," says Jatin Das. "There is a lot of misinformation about print-making in India. For instance people believe oil paintings are more durable and works on paper...
    on Dec 10, 2004 By: Jatin Das Source: Times of India

  2. "As they did that, my friend [wife Marie] kept sneaking down and grabbing a few things," Cousy said. "She wanted a lithograph an artist from Kansas City did for us a few years back. She kept the framed piece of the parquet with my career...
    on Nov 4, 2003 By: Bob Cousy Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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