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.
private seller, roma, italy
A pair of engraving taking from the series of 12 etchings, 1774/6, signed and dated at lower right. The famous series of the Loggias, bearing the names of Giovanni Volpato and Giovanni Ottaviani, has been...
www.antiques.co.uk, masongy, france
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