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Anti-cerne (Fr. ferric, outline). The opposite of a black outline; it is a contour effected by leaving a bare strip of ground between 2 or more areas of colour.

Anti-cerne - A white space in the form of a line between two areas of color in a picture; the opposite of a black line. Anti-cernes were often used by the fauve artists




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