Artwork Description

Reproduction Print on paper

Signed and numbered on the front.

This etching is of an Emperor penguin chick in Anarctica. These birds show the most amazing resilience and adaptation to the harshest of environments.

The shadow on the snow was achieved using an experimental technique using steel wool to scratch off the hard-ground wax prior to placing the plate in the acid.

Paper: 9 x 9 inches
Plate: 5 x 5 inches

Signed: Pencil, margin, lower right corner
Titled: Pencil, margin, centre
Editioned: Pencil, margin, lower left corner, 3/20

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Medium

This is an etching using Charbonnel black ink on BFK 280gsm paper. BFK is a mould produced in France and is made of 100% cotton. This is a hand inked etching, and is the third of the edition which has been pressed from the aluminium plate.

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