The epic tale of the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse Printmaking Program. The Printmaking program is directed by Joel Elgin and features the odd collection of the many PrintFools who enroll, print and exist from semester to semester in the Shop of Tears.

Sunday, January 29, 2006

For the INTAGLIO types...

So, uhh, how was this made?





"Negress" Lying Down, 1658
Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn) (Dutch, 1606–1669)
? ; 3 3/16 x 6 1/4 in. (8.1 x 15.8 cm)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.107.28)

8 comments:

Bec★ said...

etching/engraving...

Mandy said...

Lots of scratches. You can just imagine the loon with a needle scraping out the lines fast and furious.

cori said...
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cori said...

combined etching and drypoint

chickadee said...

This print almost looks as if steel wool were involved...drypoint and perhaps some etching.The shadows are beautifully captured and create a feeling of rest and leisure.

Anonymous said...

So uhhhhh....I think we need some new info on this blog Joel...what do ya say???

profJ said...

GESZZZZZZZ give me a break, I was busy constructing my valentine box.

Nels said...

I agree with Cori, combined etching and drypoint.