The Art of Etching

The Art of Etching

Books


REF.PM.1705
376 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
1925
E.S. Lumsden
E.S. Lumsden
Etching, Intaglio printing
"A complete and fully illustrated description of etching, drypoint, and soft-ground etching aquatint..."-- from title page. Contents: Essentials -- The plate -- Grounds and "grounding" the plate -- Points, scrapers, burnishers and gravers -- Mordants -- List of materials and tools -- Plan of an etching room -- Methods of biting -- Printing -- Additional work--mistakes and their remedy -- Transferring--"negative" and "relief" etching -- Soft ground, aquatint, and the pen method -- Daypoint and mezzotint -- Printing papers -- Flattening and mounting -- Mildew and restoring -- The medium in relation to the artist's idea -- A brief survey of etchers up to the year 1800 -- Dürer and Lucas van Leyden -- Rembrandt and Van Dyck -- Goya -- British etchers of the nineteenth century -- Meryon and the French revival -- Haden and whistler -- The moderns -- Personal notes by eminent etchers on their methods.