engraver

Definitions of engraver
  1. noun
    a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
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    Albrecht Durer
    a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    William Hogarth
    English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)
    Holbein the Younger
    German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Andrea Mantegna
    Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    types:
    lapidary, lapidist
    a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
    type of:
    skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
    a worker who has acquired special skills
  2. noun
    a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate
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    type of:
    graphic artist, printmaker
    an artist who designs and makes prints
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