Original Copper Etching Print of Berlin 1830’s

Original Copper Etching Print of Berlin 1830’s

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FREE Shipping!In traditional pure etching, a metal plate (usually of copper, zinc or steel) is covered with a waxy ground which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle where he or she wants a line to appear in the finished piece, exposing the bare metal. Later this metal plate is used to transfer ink onto paper. Measures approximately 12.75”H x 14”W x 1/4”D. Please look at all photos carefully they are part of the description.