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‘Monumental burial tomb of William of Orange’, etching on paper

‘Monumental burial tomb of William of Orange’, etching on paper

By Jan Luyken (1649-1712) (Attributed).

75.00

Available

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Description

Monumental burial tomb of William of Orange in Delft, The Netherlands by Jan Luyken (1649-1712) (Attributed). Made on laid paper with a vage watermark visible. In need of restoration, clear signs of aging are visible.

‘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.

 

‘Monumental burial tomb of William of Orange’, etching on paper

75.00

Available

Available

Additional information

SKU

2021A148

Availability

Available

Sold with frame

This item is sold including it's frame

Dimensions including frame

53.5 x 43.5 centimeters

Dimensions excluding frame

42 x 34.5 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

By Jan Luyken (1649-1712) (Attributed).

Title

'Monumental burial tomb of William of Orange'

Style

Classical

Origin

The Netherlands

Period

17th century

Signature

Unsigned

Condition

In need of restoration, clear signs of wear and tear are visible.

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