Any form of printmaking in which the image is produced by incising into the printing plate and where it is the incised line or area that holds the ink to create the image

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  • after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Tornaro, engraved by R. Wallis' published 1834

    after Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Tornaro, engraved by R. Wallis published 1834
    Engraving on paper
    Transferred from the British Museum 1988

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  • Thomas Gainsborough, 'Wooded Landscape with Riders and Packhorses' circa 1783, reprinted 1971

    Thomas Gainsborough
    Wooded Landscape with Riders and Packhorses circa 1783, reprinted 1971
    Mezzotint and drypoint on paper
    image: 241 x 318 mm
    Purchased 1971

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  • Pablo Picasso, 'Etching: 11, 28 February 1970 3, 16, 30 March 1970 (L.13)' 1970

    Pablo Picasso
    Etching: 11, 28 February 1970 3, 16, 30 March 1970 (L.13) 1970
    Etching and scraping on paper
    unconfirmed: 510 x 640 mm
    Purchased 1993 Succession Picasso/DACS 2002

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Intaglio methods include etching, drypoint, engraving and wood engraving.