Dendrobium

Dendrobium

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An original copper plate intaglio print of a Dendrobium Sonia Orchid stem, with hard ground etching and aquatint.

Title: Dendrobium
Edition of 9 VE (variable edition)
Date: 2011
Medium: Copper plate – hard ground line etching and aquatint. (inked à la poupée (French: “with the doll”), a doll-shaped bundle of fabric is used to apply different colours to different areas of a single plate, which is then printed in the usual way).
Paper: White Fabriano Rosapino
Ink: Charbonnel etching ink
Printing Technique: Hand pulled on a etching press
Image Size: 4.5″ x 6.8″ (115 x 170mm)

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