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The Mezzotint: History and Technique

By: Wax, Carol

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 639A4663

ISBN: 0810936038

Condition: Fine


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... View more info