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Jean-Louis Forain

Jean-Louis Forain

$1,200

French (1852–1931)

  • Date: circa 1900
  • Etching, signed in red pencil
  • Image Size: 12 x 10 inches
  • Frame Size: 21 x 17 inches

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About The Artist: Jean-Louis Forain

(b Reims, 23 Oct 1852; d Paris, 11 July 1931). French painter, printmaker and illustrator. Around 1860 he moved with his family to Paris, where he was taught by Jacquesson de la Chevreuse (1839–1903), Jean Baptiste Carpeaux and André Gill. He participated in the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71) and was a friend of the poets Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud; the latter is the presumed subject of a portrait (1874; priv. col., see...

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About The Medium: Etching

The printing process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal. In traditional pure etching, a metal (usually copper, zinc or steel) plate is covered with a waxy ground which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle where they want a line to appear in the finished piece, exposing the bare metal. The plate is then put through a high-pressure printing press together with a sheet of paper (often moistened to soften it). The paper picks up the ink from the etched lines, making a print.

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Grieving Couple

Jean-Louis Forain

circa 1900

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Grieving Couple

Jean-Louis Forain

circa 1900

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