Pro Hart Etching - The Card Players - David Hart Galleries

Pro Hart Etching – The Card Players

Pro Hart Etching – The Card Players


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An etching begins with a metal plate (usually copper) that has been coated with a waxy substance called a “ground”.  Pro Hart would then create his composition by drawing through the ground to expose the metal.  The plate is then immersed int he acid bath, which “bites” or chemically dissolves the exposed lines.  For printing, the ground is removed, ink is introduced int he the incised lines, and the plate is wiped clean.  The plate is covered with a dampened paper and run through a press under great pressure in order to force the paper into the lines, resulting in the raised characteristic of etching.  To create the colour each etching is then hand painted.

There are only two of “The Card Players” left in stock

Image Size:  14.5 x 19cm

Edition Size:  100 & personally signed by Pro Hart

Finish:  Beautifully framed in a silver and white frame

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