Israeli artist - Judaica - eine Gedenktafel mit dem Turm der Zitadelle von David / Jerusalem - Messingplatte auf Holzsockel

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Israeli artist - Judaica - eine Gedenktafel mit dem Turm der Zitadelle von David / Jerusalem - Messingplatte auf Holzsockel
Israel - Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts

A brass plaque of the old town of Jerusalem & tower of David

Hand crafted by an Israeli artist - circa 1950

Magnificent etching A brass plaque of the old town of Jerusalem & tower of David

Hand crafted by an Israeli artist - circa 1950

Magnificent etching work on brass , creating a beautiful panorama of Jerusalem and tower of David work on brass



Etching is traditionally the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal.[14] In modern manufacturing, other chemicals may be used on other types of material. As a method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today. In a number of modern variants such as microfabrication etching and photochemical milling it is a crucial technique in much modern technology, including circuit boards.

In traditional pure etching, a metal (usually copper, zinc or steel) plate is covered with a waxy ground which is resistant to acid.[15] The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle[16] where he or she wants a line to appear in the finished piece, so exposing the bare metal. The échoppe, a tool with a slanted oval section, is also used for "swelling" lines.[17] The plate is then dipped in a bath of acid, technically called the mordant (French for "biting") or etchant, or has acid washed over it.[18] The acid "bites" into the metal (it dissolves part of the metal) where it is exposed, leaving behind lines sunk into the plate. The remaining ground is then cleaned off the plate. The plate is inked all over, and then the ink wiped off the surface, leaving only the ink in the etched lines.

The plate is then put through a high-pressure printing press together with a sheet of paper (often moistened to soften it).[19] The paper picks up the ink from the etched lines, making a print. The process can be repeated many times; typically several hundred impressions (copies) could be printed before the plate shows much sign of wear. The work on the plate can also be added to by repeating the whole process; this creates an etching which exists in more than one state.

Etching has often been combined with other intaglio techniques such as engraving (e.g., Rembrandt) or aquatint (e.g., Francisco Goya).

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Objekt
Judaica - eine Gedenktafel mit dem Turm der Zitadelle von David / Jerusalem
Material
Messingplatte auf Holzsockel
Designer/ Künstler
Israeli artist
Geschätzter Zeitraum
Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts
Herkunftsland
Israel
Zustand
Guter Zustand - gebraucht, mit geringfügigen Altersspuren & Mängeln
Abmessungen
3.5×19×30 cm
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