This copperplate etching represents the San Giorgio dei Greci Belltower in Venice (for further details, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Giorgio_dei_Greci). The church was the center of the Scuola dei Greci, the Confraternity of the Greeks in Venice. The belltower was built in 1592.
Copperplate etching on copper matrix. The techniques used are:
– Aquaforte etching, to get the lines of the drawing
– Aquatint, to get the nuances and give a sense of depth.
Printed with copperplate black ink on rosaspina paper.
It can be printed on white or ivory paper (see the different kind of paper in the photogallery)
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