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ORIGINAL SILVERPOINT DRAWING

A silverpoint drawing made on the fine-quality Japanese MUSE/WATSON tear-edge paper, 239g.
A natural bone ash primer sanguine tone was used for paper ground.

• Size 31×13cm/32.5x14.5cm
• Dated and signed by the artist
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Silverpoint is a very fine and precise technique of drawing and a popular medium with Early Renaissance artists. It allows very detailed drawings but requires control as lines cannot be erased. Dark areas are achieved by multiple layers of shading. As silver oxidises over time a silverpoint drawing will change within months, the grey lines and marks become warm-toned and patinated - so the drawing is always ‘alive’. More information about silverpoint here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silverpoint

Materials used:

natural bone ash ground, tear-edge paper, silverpoint metal stylus

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This artwork is sold by Liudmila Pisliakova from United Kingdom

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