Etching

Products for Etching
The possibility to etch metals with acid gave birth to a new form of art in the 16th century, providing an alternative way of gravure printing to the traditional copper engraving.


radierung_01»Luther in Schmalkalden« Etching by Harald Gratz by courtesy

Here, the artist covers metal plates with etching ground before he scatches them with a needle.

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