"Sortie De Scene" Original Carborundum Engraving by Pierre Marie Brisson, (1955-)
An original carborundum engraving by French artist Pierre Marie Brisson, (1955-) titled, "Sortie De Scene." This is hand pencil signed and numbered by the artist, limited edition: 19/75.
Carborundum printmaking is a collagraph printmaking technique in which the image is created by adding light passages to a dark field. Carborundum was originally used by printmakers to grind down lithography stones and is now used in collagraph prints to create gradients of tone and a sandy texture. To print a carborundum print, the surface is covered in ink, and then the surface is wiped clean with tarlatan cloth or newspaper, leaving ink only in the texture of the screen or carborundum. A damp piece of paper is placed on top, and the plate and paper are run through a printing press that, through pressure, transfers the ink from the recesses of the plate to the paper. Very large editions are not possible as a small amount of carborundum comes off every time it is wiped down.
FRAMED: HEIGHT: 44 in | WIDTH: 33 in
UNFRAMED: HEIGHT: 36 in | WIDTH: 24 in
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