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Black & White

There is a misconception about works of art composed in so called "black and white".  It seems to some that this lack of color is somehow less desirable.  Yet artists throughout history have used single colors to focus on composition or on gradations from light to dark.  Without the distraction of color, these creative building blocks become more prevalent.  In this section, we challenge the viewer to focus on "monochromatic" (single-colored) compositions.  Chances are that by the time you have looked at a few works, your mind will hone in on details you don't usually notice, and that you may even start to "see" colors that aren't actually there.
Portait of Henri Guerard Sold
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Portait of Henri Guerard

CATTELAIN, Philippe Auguste

Drypoint and roulette printed on laid paper.Reference: not in BN-IFF.Printed by Charles Delatre.Dedicated to Guerard in the plate.

Felix Buhot - LOrage - countryside - intaglio -BG145 Sold
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L'Orage

BUHOT, Felix

Etching, drypoint and roulette printed on laid Arches paper, after a painting by John Constable, 1879. Ref: Bourcard & Goodfriend 145 iv/vii. A...

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Michel Fingesten - Woman's Head - drypoint - detail
$425

Woman's Face

FINGESTEN, Michel

Michel FINGESTEN (1884-1943) Mezzotint rocker or roulette & drypoint on laid paper.Edition of 50.Signed and numbered in pencil.A very fine impr...

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Rising Moon
$400

Rising Moon

EAST, Sir Alfred

Etching and mezzotint (or roulette), with scraper, printed on japon paper.Signed and dedicated “To Monsieur et Madame Gabrielle Mouret – With best ...

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