The Mezzotint: History and Technique

By: Wax, Carol

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0810936038 296 pages. List of Suppliers. Selected Bibliography. Index. "... Traces the evolution of the mezzotint from its invention in the seventeenth century to its phenomenal growth in the eighteenth century as a means of disseminating inexpensive copies of popular painting subjects... The extensive technical section includes step-by-step descriptions and illustrations of the procedures for making mezzotints, from the selection, care and preparation of tools, to the various kinds of plates, inks and papers that may be used, to the incorporation of other graphic processes for special effect, and much more. Close-up photographs and clear line drawings illustrate each step so that layman and expert alike may benefit from the experience of the author... In all there are more than 300 illustrations, including 25 plates in colour." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A superb copy of this attractive work.

Title: The Mezzotint: History and Technique

Author Name: Wax, Carol

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1990

ISBN Number: 0810936038

ISBN Number 13: 9780810936034

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 639A4663

Keywords: MEZZOTINT ENGRAVING Technique,