A study of the work of the great etchers and the technical processes involved in the making of an etching, with superb examples from Rembrandt, Legros, Durer, Blake, Meryon, Goya, Rops, Whistler and others. Joseph Pennell was born in 1857 and died in 1926. He began his work as an illustrator by selling drawings of south Philadelphia to Scribner's Monthly in 1881. In addition to his extensive sketches of American cities, he went to the Panama Canal and sketched a number of construction sites. He taught etching at the Arts ...

Etchers and Etching 2004, University Press of the Pacific

ISBN-13: 9781410215703

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