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‘Margareta van Oostenryk’, etching on paper

‘Margareta van Oostenryk’, etching on paper

By Jacob Houbraken (1698-1780).

75.00

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Description

‘Margareta van Oostenryk’, ‘Duchess of Parma, Governor of the Netherlands’, etching made on laid paper with a partial watermark visible by Jacob Houbraken (1698-1780) (plate signed). Title in original Dutch language: ‘Hertogin van Parma, Landvoogdes over de Nederlanden’

Etching

Etching is considered the most important technique for producing prints by old masters. It is a very traditional process discovered by Daniel Hopfer (1470 – 1536) in Germany. Daniel Hopfer already used the etching technique on combat clothing before applying it to make a print. A strong acid or pickling agent is used to cut metal surfaces (usually copper, zinc or steel). The metal plate is covered with a waxy soil which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches his or her design into the metal with different types of etching needles. After a bath of acid or pickling agent, the scratched metal undergoes a redox reaction, leaving the drawing in the wax on the plate. Ink is poured over the plate and wiped off again to fill in the scratched areas. By then pressing the plate in paper, an etching is created.

 

‘Margareta van Oostenryk’, etching on paper

75.00

Available

Available

Additional information

SKU

2022A166

Availability

Available

Sold with frame

This item is sold including it's frame

Dimensions including frame

37 x 28.5 centimeters

Dimensions excluding frame

23 x 20 centimeters

Frame condition

This frame has been repurposed especially for this artwork. Taaffeite Collectibles tries in every way to protect the environment and advocates a 'reuse attitude' to leave a better world for our next generation. Consider this frame as a gift and please feel free to reframe the artwork to your own taste so that it fits into your interior or workplace. Traces of wear and tear visible.

Technique

Etching on paper

Artist/School

Jacob Houbraken (1698-1780)

Title

'Margareta van Oostenryk', 'Duchess of Parma, Governor of the Netherlands'

Subject/Style

Classical

Origin

The Netherlands

Period

18th century

Signature

Plate signed

Condition

In good condition, slight traces of aging are visible. No damages, no repairs.

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