Definitions of engraver

n 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)
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

n a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate

Type of:
graphic artist, printmaker
an artist who designs and makes prints

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