Laure-Albin Guillot (1879-1962) - Portrait de femme, 1946

Beschreibung
Laure-Albin Guillot (1879-1962) - Portrait de femme, 1946
Handgezogener Heliogravüre - Signiert

Hand-pulled Heliogravure on wove paper
Signed and dated 1946 in pencil lower right
Sheet size : 36 x 24 cm

Hand-pulled heliogravure, hardly used now but very popular in the later 19th century, involves the photographic transfer of the image to a copper plate, prepared with aquatint to give it tone, into which the design is etched. The plate is then hand-inked and printed from in the same way as an ordinary intaglio plate.
A hand-pulled heliogravure is just that – made by hand. Every print is inked and pulled by hand on a flat-bed press, and therefore each print is subtly unique. This is the gold-standard of all photomechanical processes. It is the process that William Henry Fox Talbot worked so hard to improve throughout his career, and that Karel Kilč eventually perfected. It is the process that Peter Henry Emerson, Alfred Stieglitz, Alvin Langdon Coburn, James Craig Annan and other great photographers worked tirelessly to master and embraced for some of their greatest works.

Los-Details
Künstler
Laure-Albin Guillot (1879-1962)
Titel des Kunstwerks
Portrait de femme, 1946
Technik
Handgezogener Heliogravüre
Signatur
Signiert
Zustand
SS (sehr schön)
Bildgröße
360×240 mm
Noch nicht angemeldet?
Erstellen Sie Ihr kostenloses Catawiki-Benutzerkonto und bieten Sie jede Woche auf 50.000 besondere Objekte.
oder Einloggen