the Frottage (frz. more frotter „rub “) or abrasion is a graphic illustration technology, with which the surface relief of an article will usually transfer by abrading with chalk or pencil to a presented paper. A well-known children's game is z. B. illustrating mintings by Frottage, particularly in the USA are Frottagen of famous gravestones a popular tourist souvenir. In the graphic art abrasions play a role since the Holzfrottagen of max Ernst again.

One finds a continuation of this technology with other means in the Nitrofrottage.


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