Etching is the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in metal. As an intaglio method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today.
brunswick antiques, norwich, united kingdom
Alphonse Legros (1837-1911) Framed Drypoint Etching, ‘Le Petite Marie’ C.1870 Foxing throughout. The frame is worn but compliments the etching well. framed; 30.5 cm x 37 cm FREE UK POSTAGE